From Orthography to Pedagogy pays tribute to Richard L. Venezky's work and influence on reading, linguistics, and computer science. This book catalogs findings related to speech and language development, reading and spelling's role in infant speech development, and the present and future advances in the study and theory of speech and cognitive development. The editors focus on the role technology could play in development and advancement of literacy speech and reasoning.
Topics include: *speech directed at infants; *speech perception; *cognitive development and spelling; *early reading instruction; *reading and comprehension; and *influences of modern technology and multi-media.
Representing a history of study in the field, this book appeals to anyone working in the area of language development, as well as those in related fields such as linguistics and developmental psychology.