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Chet H Laine

Title: Associate Professor, Coordinator, Teacher Performance Assessment
Office: 615E Teachers College
Tel: 513-556-3588
Email: lainecr@ucmail.uc.edu

Chet Laine is an Associate Professor in the University of Cincinnati's Literacy and Secondary Education Programs. Prior to coming to the University of Cincinnati, he taught junior high school and middle school English and developmental reading in New York and Pennsylvania. He received his MA (English Literature) and PhD (Language Education) degrees from the Pennsylvania State University. His research appears in Written Communication, Reading Research and Instruction, College Composition and Communication, the Journal of Basic Writing, Research in the Teaching of English, English Education, and the Volta Review. His current research foci are preservice teachers in urban classrooms, large scale writing assessment, school and college collaboration, and reading and writing instruction in content classrooms.

Education

  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University , University Park, Pennsylvania, 1980 (Language Education).
  • M.A., Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania , 1976 (English and Comparative Literature).

Research Information

Research Support

  • (PI), Laine, Chester, Prospective High School English Teachers Link to High School Library Media Specialists to Engage High School Students in the Critical Use of the Inter, Department of Education. (446654-P061416), $3,500.00. 04-01-2006 to 01-31-2007. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Laine, Chester, Early English Composition Assessment Program, Ohio Board of Regents. (OSP02120), $37,300.00. 08-01-2001 to 07-31-2002. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Laine, Chester, Early English Composition Assessment Program, Ohio Board of Regents. (OSP00128), $35,000.00. 08-01-1999 to 07-31-2000. Status: Closed.
  • (Collaborator), Laine, Chester; Meyer, Helen, OSLN Race to the Top-Southwest Ohio HUB, Department of Education. (Battelle 334858 \ CON0010424), $90,000.00. 04-01-2012 to 06-30-2013. Status: Active.

Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Kroeger, S. D., Embury, D. C., Cooper, A., Brydon-Miller, M., Laine, C., & Johnson, H. (2012). Stone Soup: Using co-teaching and Photovoice to support inclusive education. Educational Action Research, 20 (2), 183-200.
  • Kroeger, S., & Laine, C. (2009). Preservice English teachers and special educators: Opportunities and barriers to collaboration . American Reading Forum Annual Yearbook, 29. [Link]
  • Laine, C. (2007). How State Writing Assessments Control Learning: Corresponding with a New York City Cabdriver. American Reading Forum Yearbook, 27. [Link]
  • Laine,C. (2005). Best practices and research - validated strategies: what influences college reading instruction. The Journal of College Literacy and Learning, 32, 26-36.
  • Laine,C. (2003). Comparison of "best practices" survey results and research - validated learning strategies. ARF Online Year book: Reading at the Crossroads, 23.
  • Laine,C. (2003). Three Robert Lowry letters. Robert Lowry Journal, 3, 3-31.
  • Laine,M.E.; Laine,C.H.; Bullock,T.L. (1999). Developmental reading education in the united states: one decade later. Research and Teaching in Developmental Education, 15 (2), 5-25.
  • Laine,Michaeline E.; Laine,Chester H.; Bullock,Terry L. (1999). Developmental reading in the united states: one decade later. Research and Teaching in Developmental Education, 15 (2).
  • Laine, C.H.; Bullock, T.L.; Ford, K.L. (1998). In search of content area reading instruction: roles in science classrooms. Educational Research Quarterly, 20 (3).
  • Laine,Chester H.; Bullock,Terry L.; Ford, Karen L. (1998). In search of content area reading instruction: the role of science classrooms. Educational Research Quarterly, 21 (3), 3-19.

Book Chapters

  • Laine, C., Bauer, A., Johnson, H., Kroeger, S., Troup, K., & Meyer, H. (2010). From reaction to reflection: Program commitment to learning for all.. Teaching as a moral practice: Defining, developing, and assessing dispositions in education. (pp.73-93). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press. [Link]
  • Laine,M.; Laine,C.; Bullock,T. (2002). A literacy odyssey. Putting it together: College developmental reading in context Boone, NC: Appalachian State University.
  • Laine,M.; Laine,C.; Bullock,T. (2002). A literacy odyssey. Putting it together: College developmental reading in context Boone, NC: Appalachian State University.
  • Bullock,T.; Laine,M.; Laine,C. (2000). Literacy transitions into the next millennium. Teaching Under-prepared College Readers: Where Have We Been? Whitewater, WI: University of Wisconsin at Whitewater.
  • Laine,C.H.; Laine,M.E.; Peavy,L. (1999). Literacy conversations: family, school, community. Prospective English teachers: Initial experience in urban classrooms (pp.147-161). Whitewater, WI: American Reading Forum.
  • Laine,C.H.; Bullock,T.L.; Drake,B. (1997). Promises, progress and possibilities: perspectives of literacy education. Reading instruction in middle school mathematics classrooms (pp.81-92). Logan, UT: Utah State University.

Presentations & Lectures

Invited Presentations

  • Laine, Chet (12-2000). Literacy letters: Perspectives of novice English teachers and young adult readers and writers American Reading Forum, Sanibel Island, FL.
  • Laine, Chet (05-2001). Literacy Histories: Insights into college readers International Reading Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • Laine, Chet (10-2001). Literary letters: Perspectives of young adult readers and novice English teachers Great Lakes Regional Conference of the International Reading Association, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Laine, Chet (12-2001). Illiads, Odysseys, and other approaches in college reading programs American Reading Forum, Sanibel Island, FL.
  • Laine, C. (11-2002). A survey of best practices in college reading programs College Reading Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Laine, C. (12-2002). Looking backward, looking forward: Best practices and innovative strategies for college developmental reading programs American Reading Forum Annual Conference, Fort Myers, FL.
  • Laine, C. (05-2003). Literacy histories: The results of a research study of college readers Paper presented at the 13th European Conference on Reading, Tallinn, Estonia.
  • Laine, C. (05-2003). Literacy histories: The results of a research study of college readers 13th European Conference on Reading, Tallinn, Estonia.
  • Laine, C. (05-2003). Literacy histories: The results of a research study of college readers International Reading Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Laine, C., & Laine, M. (03-2004). The success academy: Teaching and learning academic literacy Paper presented at the 15th Annual Teaching Academic Survival Skills Conference, West Palm Beach, FL.
  • Laine, C (11-2004). College Developmental Classes: A Setting for Prospective High School English Teachers. With Eric Paulson (CAT) and Deborah Sanchez. (Secondary Education Intern) Presented at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Laine, C. (12-2004). Prediction and Reality: Novice Teachers Meet Underprepared readers and writers. With M. Laine (CAT) Presented at the 25th Annual Conference of the American Reading Forum, Marco Island, FL.
  • Laine, C. (12-2005). Information literacy: The next big thing American Reading Forum, Sanibel Island, FL.
  • Laine, C. (2006). How state writing assessments control learning: Corresponding with a New York City cabdriver American Reading Forum, Sanibel Island, FL.
  • Laine, C. (05-2006). Information literacy: Preparing English language arts teachers College Literacy and Learning (SIG of the International Reading Association), Chicago, IL.
  • Laine, C. (2007). Strategic learning: Novice English teachers implement strategy instruction with at risk readers and writers College of Literacy and Learning (SIG of the International Reading Association), Toronto, Ca.
  • Laine, C. (2007). Information literacy: Preparing English language arts teachers Institute for Library and Information Literacy Education (ILILE) Spring Conference, Kent, OH.
  • Laine, C. (11-2008). The don't, won't and can't of co-teaching: Restructuring teacher preparation programs Presented at Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exception Children, Dallax, TX.
  • Laine, C. (11-2008). Co-teaching and the redesign of one university's teacher preparation programs Internationational Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Oxford, Ohio.
  • Laine, C. (12-2008). Exploring literacy in the 21st century: Preparing novice teachers to collaborate with intervention specialists American Reading Forum Conference, Fort Meyers, Florida.
  • Laine, C. (04-2009). Co-teaching and the redesign of one university's teacher preparation programs Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Seattle, WA.
  • Laine, C. (04-2009). Stone soup: Using action research to create opportunities for program integration in teacher education American Educational Research Association Convention, San Diego, CA.
  • Laine, C. (05-2009). Analyzing reading & writing in college classrooms: Moving toward more differentiated instruction International Reading Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Paper Presentations

  • Laine, C.;Kroeger, S. (12-10-2009). Redefining diversity: Preparing pre-service literacy teachers for inclusive classrooms, Fort Myers, FL.
  • Bauer, A.; Laine, C. (02-18-2010). NCATE redesign and transformation clinic, Atlanta, GA.
  • Laine, C; Laine, M. (04-28-2010). The power of two: Co-teaching in a College developmental reading and writing course, Chicago, IL.
  • Laine,C. (05-03-2010). From reaction to reflection: Program to commitment to learning for all with disposition chapter group , Denver, CO.

Experience & Service

Courses Taught

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