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Richard R. Day

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PhD University of Hawai‘i

Moore Hall 553
808.956.2788
rdayat symbolhawaii.edu
http://www2.hawaii.edu/~rday/

Richard is well-known for his work in extensive reading. He is the co-editor of the scholarly journal, Reading in a Foreign Language, and is the co-founder and chairman of the Extensive Reading Foundation. He has traveled extensively to conduct workshops and presentations on reading and teacher development. Richard is the co-author of Impact Issues Books 1–3 (Pearson Longman) and Cover to Cover 1–3 (Oxford University Press).

Areas of Expertise:

  • Second language (L2) reading
  • L2 listening and speaking
  • The design, adaptation and development of L2 materials
  • L2 teacher development

Selected Publications:

Jeon, E. Y. & Day, R. R. (2016). The effectiveness of ER on reading proficiency in ESL/EFL settings: A meta-analysis. Reading in a Foreign Language, 28(2), 246–265.

Day, R. R. & Robb, T. (2015). Extensive reading. In D. Nunan & J. C. Richards (Eds.), Language learning beyond the classroom (pp. 3-12). New York: Routledge.

Jeon, E. Y. & Day, R. R. (2015). The effectiveness of ER principles. Reading in a Foreign Language, 27(2), 302–307.

Day, R. R. (2015). Extending extensive reading. Reading in a Foreign Language, 27(2), 294–301.

Day, R. R. (2013). Teaching Reading. Alexandria: TESOL.