JERRIE L. C. SCOTT
Faculty Buyout Position
Instruction Curriculum Leadership
Office Location: 400B Ball Hall
Phone: (901) 678-5490
- Scott, J. & Brinson, S. (2004). Stepping up to standards-based teaching:
An integrated reading-math approach in K-2. Tennessee's Children,
Journal of the Tennessee Association for the Education of Young Children.
- Anderson, R., Dietrich, A., Puckett, J., Scott, J., & Smith, L. (2004). Creating
literacy partnerships with middle school teachers. Tennessee Association of
Middle Schools, V. 31.
- Williams, B. & Scott, J. (2003). Accountability and assessment in teacher education.
AACTE/ Journal of Teacher Education.
- Scott, J. (2003). High stakes testing: A divisive solution to education problems.
Commissioned by the National Association of Black School Educators,
54 ms pages).
- Morris, V., Hawkins, J., & Scott, J. (2002) Benjamin L. Hooks: A teacher's
guide to classroom activities. Memphis: Hooks Institute for Social Change.
- Scott, J. C. (2000). Re-Searching Insider Knowledge: A Teacher-Research Project.
Sponsored by the Spencer Foundation. A Technical Report.
- Scott, J. & Marcus, C. (2000). Emergent literacy: Home-school connections. In
J. Harris, A. Kamhi, & K. Pollack (Eds.), Literacy in African American
communities (77-98). Hillsdale: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
- Scott, J. & Hardaway, Y. (Eds.). (1998). Diversity at its Best.
(Conference Proceedings). Memphis: The University of Memphis,
Office of Diversity.
- Scott, J. (1998). The serious side of Ebonics humor. Journal of English Linguistics,
26, 2, 137-155.
- Scott, J. (1997). Practice what you preach: Preach what you practice. In A. Dyson,
What difference does difference make? (pp. 132-136). Urbana: National
Council of Teachers of English.
- Scott, J. (1992). Deficit theories, ethnic dialects , and literacy research: When
and why recycling is not cost efficient. In C. Kinzer & D. Leu (Eds.)
Literacy research, theory, and practice: Views from many per-
spectives (49-63). Forty-first Yearbook, National Reading Conference
- Scott, J., Straker, D., & Gamble, D. (1992). Mission 2020: Validating passports to
the land of equal opportunity. Commissioned by the Select Committee on the
Education of Black Youth. Wilberforce), Ohio: Central State University.
- Scott, J., Davis, W. & Cole, A. (1989). A picture is worth a thousand words:
The visual-print connection. Dialogue: Arts in the Midwest, May/June,
- Scott, J. (1988). Nonmainstream groups: Questions and research directions.
In J. Davidson (Ed.), Counterpoint and beyond: A response to Becoming
a nation of readers (27-31). Urbana: National Council of Teachers of
- Scott, J. (1986). Mixed dialects in the composition classroom. In M. Montgomery
& G. Bailey (Eds.), Language variety in the South (333-347). University,
AL: University of Alabama Press. University, Alabama: The University of
Scott, J. (1985). The King Case: Implications for educators. In C. Brooks, J. Scott,
M. Chaplin, D. Lipscomb, W. Cook, & V. Davis (eds.), Tapping potential:
English language arts for the Black learnere. (63-71) Urbana: National
Council of Teachers of English
- Scott, J. & Smitherman, G. (1985). Language attitudes and self-fulfilling prophecies
in the elementary school. In S. Greenbaum (ed.), The English Language Today.
Elmsford: Pergamon Press.
- Scott, J. (1981). Black language and communication skills: Recycling the issues. In
G. Smitherman (Ed.), Black English and the education of Black children and
youth, (129-251). Detroit: Waynes State University Press.
- Scott, J. (1981). The influence of spoken language patterns on the writing of Black college freshmen. Urbana: National Council of Teachers of English Research Foundation (85 pages). Technical Report.
- Scott, J. (1980). Perspectives on bidialectal education. Occasional Papers
in Linguistics, Southern Illinois University, 6, 195-210.
- Scott, J. (1980). Language barriers and dialect interference: Toward the production
of an illiterate minority. Proceedings of the Annual Language Symposium (1-17).
New York: Medgar Evers College and the New York State TESOL Association.
- Scott, J. (1980). Comments on the Michigan Black language case. English Journal, 69,
- Scott, J. (1979). Black dialects and reading: Which differences make a difference? In W. Shafer (Ed.), Applied Linguistics and
Reading (51-62) . Newark: International Reading Association
- Scott, J. & Scott, E. (1979). Relationships between reading and writing structures
(pp. 45-53). Gainesville: University of Florida, Annual Reading-Writing Center
- Scott, J. (1973). The need for semantic considerations in accounting
for verb forms
in Black dialects of English. The University
of Michigan Papers in Linguistics,
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