PhD University of Hawai‘i
Moore Hall 553
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
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.