Key Inter-Related Research Areas with Sample Publications

Dr. Kouider Mokhtari

Metacognition and Reading Comprehension Research & Instruction

Anderson, J., Mokhtari, K., & Kulkarni, A. (2012). Assessing Metacognitive Awareness of reading Skills Using Adaptive Neural Networks. Procedia Computer Systems. 12, 294-299.

Alsheikh, N. & Mokhtari, K. (2011). An examination of the metacognitive reading strategies used by native speakers of Arabic when reading in English and Arabic. English Language Teaching, 4(2), 151-160.

Mokhtari, K., & Sheorey, R. (2008). Reading Strategies of first and second language learners: See how they read. Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon Publishers.

Mokhtari, K. & Reichard, C. (2004). Investigating the strategic reading processes of first and second language readers in two different cultural contexts. System: An International Journal of Educational Technology and Applied Linguistics, 32 (3), 379-394.

Mokhtari, K. & Reichard, C. (2002). Assessing students’ metacognitive awareness of reading strategies. Journal of Educational Psychology, 94 (2), 249-259.

Preparation of Pre-service and In-service Teachers of Literacy

Nutta, J.W., Mokhtari, K., & Strebel, C. (Eds.). (2012). Preparing every teacher to reach English learners: A practical guide for teacher educators. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press. Recipient of the 2013 AACTE Outstanding Book Award.

Mokhtari, K., Porter, L., & Edwards, P. (2010). Responding to reading instruction in a primary grade classroom. The Reading Teacher, 63 (8), 692-697.

Use of Data to Inform Literacy Instruction in Clinical and School Settings

Mokhtari, K., Niederhauser, N., Beschorner, B., & Edwards, P. (2011). F.A.D.: A basic procedure for filtering, analyzing, and diagnosing students’ reading & writing difficulties. The Reading Teacher, 64 (8), 631-635.

Mokhtari, K., Rosemary, C., & Edwards, P. (2007). Making instructional decisions based on data: What, how, and why. The Reading Teacher, 64 (4), 354-359.