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Classroom Strategies

Armstrong, T. (2000). Information transformation: Teaching strategies for authentic research, projects, and activities. Ontario, Canada: Pembroke Publishers

Eagleton, M. B. & Guinee, K. (2002). Strategies for supporting student Internet inquiry. New England Reading Association Journal, 38(2), 39-47.

Eagleton, M. B., Guinee, K., & Langlais, K. (2003). Teaching Internet literacy strategies: The hero inquiry project. Voices from the Middle, 10(3), 28-35.

Leu, D. J., Jr., Leu, D. D., & Coiro, J. (2004). Teaching with the Internet K-12: New literacies for new times. Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon.

Rankin, V. (1999). The thoughtful researcher: Teaching the research process to middle school students. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, Inc.

Short, K. G., & Harste, J. C. (1996). Creating classrooms for authors and inquirers (2nd ed.). Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann

Inquiry Process Models

Barron, A., & Ivers, K. (1996). An Internet research model. Proceedings of the National Educational Computing Conference, Minneapolis, MN. Eric Document Reproduction Service No. ED 398 880.

Eisenberg, M, & Berkowitz, B. (2001). Big6: An Information Problem-Solving Process. Retrieved April 7, 2004, from:

Kuhlthau, C. C. (1994). Teaching the library research process. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press.

McKenzie, J. (1999). The research cycle. From Now On: The Educational Technology Journal, 6(4). Retrieved April 7, 2004 from

Stimson, M. (1995). Info Zone Research Skills. Retrieved online April 7, 2004, from

Stripling, B., & Pitts, J. (1988). Brainstorms and blueprints: Teaching research as a thinking process. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, Inc.

Tepe, A., & Pappas, M. (1998). Follett information skills model. Retrieved online April 7, 2004, from

Research on Internet Searching

Bilal, D. (2002). Perspectives on children's navigation of the World Wide Web: Does the type of search task make a difference? Online Information Review, 26(2), 108-17.

Dennis, S., Bruza, P., & McArthur, R. (2002). Web searching: A process-oriented experimental study of three interactive search paradigms. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 53(2), 120-133.

Guinee, K., Eagleton, M. B., & Hall, T. (2003). Adolescents' Internet search strategies: Drawing upon familiar cognitive paradigms when accessing electronic information sources. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 29(3), 363-374.

Hargittai, E. (2002). Second-level digital divide: Differences in people's online skills. First Monday, 7(4). Retrieved online April 26, 2004, from

Hill, J. R., & Hannafin, M. J. (1997). Cognitive strategies and learning from the World Wide Web. Educational Technology Research & Development, 45(4), 37-64.

Jansen, B. J., & Pooch, U. (2001). A review of Web searching studies and a framework for future research. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 52(3), 235-246.

Moukdad, H., & Large, A. (2001). Users' perceptions of the Web as revealed by transaction log analysis. Online Information Review, 25(6), 349-358.

Theoretical Readings

Bolter, J. D. (1991). Writing space: The computer, hypertext and the history of writing. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Coiro, J. (2003). Reading comprehension on the Internet: Expanding our understanding of reading comprehension to encompass the new literacies demanded in Web-based learning environments. The Reading Teacher, 56(5), 458-464.

Hill, J. R. (1999). A conceptual framework for understanding information seeking in open ended information systems. Educational Technology Research and Development, 47(1), 5-27.

Jonassen, D. H. (2000). Computers as mindtools for schools: Engaging critical thinking (2nd ed.). Columbus, OH: Prentice-Hall.

Lankshear, C., & Knobel, M. (2003). New literacies: Changing knowledge and classroom learning. Buckingham, UK: Open University Press.

Leu, D. J., Kinzer, C. K., Coiro, J., & Cammack, D. (2004). Toward a theory of new literacies emerging from the Internet and other ICT. In R. Ruddell and Norman Unrau (Eds.) Theoretical models and processes of reading (5th ed.). Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Murray, J. H. (1997). Hamlet on the holodeck: The future of narrative in cyberspace. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Reinking, D., McKenna, M., Labbo, L., & Keiffer, R. (Eds.) (1998). Handbook of literacy and technology: Transformations in a post-typographic world. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Universal Design for Learning

Hitchcock, C., Meyer, A., Rose, D., & Jackson, R. (2002, November/December). Providing access to the general education curriculum: Universal Design for Learning. Teaching Exceptional Children, 35 (2), 8-17.

Meyer, A., & Rose, D. H. (1998). Learning to read in the computer age. Cambridge, MA: Brookline Books.

Meyer, A., O'Neill, L. (2000). Beyond access: Universal Design for Learning. Exceptional Parent, 30 (3), 59-61.

O'Neill, L. (2001). Universal Design for Learning. Syllabus, April, 31-32.

Pisha, B., & Coyne, P. (2001). Smart from the start: The promise of Universal Design for Learning. Remedial and Special Education, 22 (4), 197-203.

Rose, D. H., & Dolan, R. P. (2000). Universal Design for Learning. Journal of Special Education Technology, 15 (4). Retrieved online May 11, 2004, from

Rose, D. H., & Meyer, A. (2000). Universal design for individual differences. Educational Leadership, 58 (3), 39-43.

Rose, D. H., & Meyer, A. (2002). Teaching every student in the digital Age: Universal Design for Learning. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

Rose, D. H., Sethuraman, S., & Meo, G. (2000). Universal Design for Learning. Journal of Special Education Technology, 15 (2), 56-60.

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