Between 1992 and 1997, Dr. Guthrie served as the
Co-Director of the National Reading Research Center which conducted
studies of reading, writing, science and history learning assessment, and
professional development. Prior
to this position, Dr. Guthrie headed the University of Marylandís Center
for Educational Research and Development and was formerly the Director of
Research for the International Reading Association (1974-1984). He
received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in Educational
Psychology. In 1992, the
National Reading Conference awarded him the Oscar Causey award for
outstanding contributions to reading research.
He is a Fellow in the American Psychological Association, American
Psychological Society, the National Council of Research in English, and
was elected to the Reading Hall of Fame in 1994.
Dr. Guthrie's interests are literacy development and environments
Selected Recent Publications
Guthrie, J. T.,
Anderson, E., Alao, S. & Rinehart, J. (1999). Influences of
Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction on strategy use and conceptual
learning from text. Elementary School Journal, 99(4), 343-366
Guthrie, J. T., Schafer, W. D., Von Secker, C., & Alban, T. (2000). Contributions of integrated reading instruction and text resources to achievement and engagement in a statewide school improvement program. Journal of Educational Research, 93 (4), 211-225.
Guthrie, J. T., Van Meter, P., Hancock, G. R., McCann, A.,
Anderson, E., & Alao, S. (1998). Does Concept-Oriented Reading
Instruction increase strategy-use and conceptual learning from text? Journal
of Educational Psychology, 90(2), 261-278.
Guthrie, J. T., Wigfield, A., & Von Secker, C. (2000). Effects
of integrated instruction on motivation and strategy use in reading. Journal
of Educational Psychology, 92(2), 331-341
Wigfield, A., & Guthrie, J. T. (1997). Relations of children's
motivation for reading to the amount and breadth of their reading. Journal
of Educational Psychology, 89, 420-432.
Guthrie, J. T., & Wigfield, A. (2000). Engagement and
motivation in reading. In M. Kamil, R. Barr, P. Mosenthal & D.
Pearson. Handbook of reading research III. (PP.403-425). New York:
Guthrie, J.T. (2001, March) Contexts for Engagement and Motivation in Reading Handbook of reading research: Volume III (Kamil, Mosenthal, Pearson and Barr)
Guthrie, J. T., & Wigfield, A. (Eds.). (1997). Reading
engagement: Motivating readers through integrated instruction. Newark,
DE: International Reading Association.
Guthrie, J. T., & Wigfield, A., (Eds.) How Motivation Fits into a Science of Reading (Scientific Studies of Reading).
Pressley, M., Harris, K. R., & Guthrie, J. T. Promoting Academic Competence and Literacy in School.
Increasing reading comprehension, motivation, and science knowledge through
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