Venezky, Richard L(awrence)

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VENEZKY, Richard L(awrence)

VENEZKY, Richard L(awrence). American, b. 1938. Genres: Education, Language/Linguistics, Information science/Computers. Career: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, assistant professor of English and computer sciences, 1965-69, associate professor of computer sciences, 1969-74, professor of computer sciences, 1974-77, chairman of computer sciences department, 1975-77; University of Delaware, Newark, DE, professor of computer information sciences and linguistics and Unidel Professor of Educational Studies, 1977-; writer. Visiting research associate, Tel Aviv University, 1969- 70; scholar in residence, U.S. Department of Education, 1997-98. Publications: The Structure of English Orthography, 1970; Ginn English Program: Grade 6, 1984; (with C.F. Kaestle and A.M. Sum) The Subtle Danger: Reflections on the Literacy Abilities of America's Young Adults, 1987; (with L. Osin) The Intelligent Design of Computer-Assisted Instruction, 1991; The American Way of Spelling: The Structure and Origins of American English Orthography, 1999. PAMPHLETS: Testing in Reading: Assessment and Instructional Decision-Making, 1974. EDITOR: (with J.F. Kavanagh) Orthography, Reading, and Dyslexia, 1980; (with D.A. Wagner and B.S. Ciliberti) Toward Defining Literacy, 1990; (with D.A. Wagner and B.V. Street) Literacy: An International Handbook, 1999. Address: Department of Educational Studies, University of Delaware, Willard Hall Education Building 211, Newark, DE 19716, U.S.A.