Reading in a Foreign Language
Volume 17, Number 1, April 2005
ISSN 1539-0578

Reading in a Foreign Language is pleased to announce the addition of a new feature, Readings on L2 Reading: Publications in other Venues, which will appear once a year in the Fall issue. This new feature will offer an archive of articles published in other venues during the previous year and will serve as a valuable tool to RFL readers. Articles may treat any topic within the scope of RFL and will include publications concerning ESL and languages other than English. Articles will be organized by topic. The feature section will include titles of the article as well as a brief summary. The following topics related to foreign language reading will be included:*

theoretical issues
reviews
extensive reading
lexis
testing and assessment
text
reader
individual reader differences
the reading process
metacognition
research methods
methods and materials
course design
practical implications

The Editor for this feature will be Cindy Brantmeier, Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics and Spanish, Washington University in St. Louis. She is Co-Director of the Graduate Certificate in Language Instruction and Director of Advanced Spanish. She also oversees language assessment and placement. Dr. Brantmeier has published articles concerning interacting variables in second language reading, reading research methodology, and other related areas. She is also a new member of the Editorial Board of RFL.

RFL readers are requested to send to Dr. Brantmeier titles of appropriate articles. Please include all relevant information (e.g., author(s), journal, date of publication) and, if possible, a brief summary. We will recognize in the feature those who have submitted information on articles. Send to: cbrantme@wustl.edu

* The Editor of this feature will try to include all related articles that appear in other venues. However, undoubtedly, this list will not be exhaustive.

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