Talk:Donna Alvermann

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Hang on tag[edit]

For the record below is what was added below the hangon tag by User:Lissabull. I removed the hangon tag as another editor had removed the speedy before the hangon was added. Dpmuk (talk) 15:42, 13 March 2009 (UTC)

"The note to delete this page is incorrect as donna alvermann is influential in the field of education. She meets the Wikipedia notability requirements: 1. Significant impact in field- distinguished professor of research with over 100 publications. 2. Prestigious national or international academic award or honor- She has received prestigious IRA dissertation award. 3. Elected member of a highly selective and prestigious scholarly society or association- She is elected to the board of the National Reading Conference. 4. Significant impact in the area of higher ed- Her research has been very influential in the field of reading education for educators to understand and assist struggling readers. 5. Named/personal chair appointment or "Distinguished Professor" appointment.- She has been named Distinguished professor of university of georgia. 6. Highest-level academic post at an academic institution or major academic society. 7. Substantial impact outside academia in their academic capacity. 8. Editor-in-chief of a major journal.

She only has to meet 1 of the 8 qualifications and she meets several. Please speedily delete the tag placed on this page. 9. Meets the standards for notability in the arts."

Feedback on your page[edit]

Melissa, Include something in your lead about who Donna Alvermann is. why should we read about her in wikipedia. In the cognitive studies section, include how this group connects with Donna A. After all you spend some time here, and the entry is about her. So add this infor where you talk about that she was the director and delete the cog studies section. what about sections on her major research areas. when I think about her I come up with assoications to content/adolescent reading; identity collaboration, interaction in literacy; and her work in critical/feminist literacies. In any case, can you provide some thematic guides to her work, and list them as sections. Your work here is superior, and your defense of her notability is spot on. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 131.247.121.244 (talk) 19:00, 8 April 2009 (UTC)

Melissa, I added a couple of internal links for your article on Donna Alvermann. Both were internal alumni links to University of Texas at Austin and another at Syracuse University. I believe that you can work in a couple of relevant internal links to adolescent literacy and media literacy as well as to the wiki literacy article itself. but these need to be worded so you can link them in your article. Working on Susan Neuman article now for class project. Check it out. Good LuckJourneyWomanSLP (talk) 05:31, 26 April 2009 (UTC)