Alice Phoebe Naylor, PH. D.
 

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Shelbie Ely, “Alice Phoebe Naylor, PH. D.,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed May 23, 2024, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/48077.


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Title

Alice Phoebe Naylor, PH. D.

Subject

Appalachian State University
Universities and colleges--Faculty

Creator

Shelbie Ely

Date

2009

Format

Biographical sketches

Coverage

Boone (N.C.)

Spatial Coverage

https://www.geonames.org/4456703/boone.html

Temporal Coverage

2000-2010

Occupation

Professor Emerita

Biographical Text

Professor Emerita of Education Alice Phoebe Naylor attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison, for her B.A. degree in journalism (1950) and M.A. degree in library science (1951). She then completed her doctoral work in educational administration and children's literature at the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, in 1977. Following her studies at the University of Toledo, Dr. Naylor came to Appalachian State University, where she taught undergraduate and graduate courses in library science and language arts. Among the graduate courses she taught were Advanced Study in Children's Literature, World Literature for Children, Language Arts and Literature in the Elementary Classroom, Multicultural Literature for Youth, and Issues and Trends in School Media Services. The administrative positions Dr. Naylor held at Appalachian State University were chairperson, Department of Library and Media Studies 1979-1982); interim director, Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership (1999-2000); and director, Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership (2000-2008). Articles published by Dr. Naylor include the following: • Naylor, A. P.. "Eight Dilemmas of the Newbery Committee." Perspectives 7.3: v-viii. • Naylor, A. P., K. E. Emdad, and M. W. Ward. "What are the Reference Needs of Whole Language Teachers?" The Reference Librarian, 1994. • Naylor, A. P., and S. Borders. "Know Talking in the Library." Media Services Activities. 1995. • Naylor, A. P. "Faint Notions About the Literary Aspects of Information Books for Children. The Colorado Communicator 19.2 (1996): 9-13. Books and other works written by Dr. Naylor are listed below: • Naylor, A. P. "Perspectives on Censorship." Children and Books. Glenview, Illinois: Scott Foresman Publishing Company, 1990, 652-79. • Naylor, A. P., and M. Oros. "Folklore." Collection Development for Children. New York, New York: Neal-Schuman Publishing Company, 1990, 250. • Naylor, A. P. "Hugo and Josephine." Master-plots II: Juvenile and Young Adult Fiction. Salem Press, 1991, 668-71. • Naylor, A. P. "Censorship." Children and Books. Glenview, Illinois: Scott Foresman Publishing Company, 1991, 652-58. • Naylor, A. P. "To Be Young, Gifted, and Black." Masterplots II: Juvenile and Young Adult Biography. Ed. Frank N. Magill. Salem Press, 1993, 1732-35. • Naylor, A. P. "Women Who Shaped History: A Critical Analysis:" Masterplots II: Juvenile and Young Adult Biography. Ed. Frank N. Magill. Salem Press, 1993,1937-40. • Borders, S., and Naylor, A. P. Children Talking About Books. Onyx Press, 1993. Some of Dr. Naylor's presentations follow: • Naylor, A. P. "Sustainability Factors in a Fifth Dimension Program at Appalachian State University." Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Diego, California. 15 April 2004. • Naylor, A. P. "Story, the Home of Metaphor." Third Annual Conference on Imagination and Education. Vancouver, British Columbia. 13-18 July 2005.. • Naylor, A. P., and Suzanne M. Irwin. "The Leadership Gap." Oxford Round Table. University of Oxford, England. 6-11 August 2006. • Naylor, A. P., and Lisa A. Runner. "Two Case Studies on the Sustainability of Innovations in Educational Organizations: Who Determines the Criteria for Success?" Annual Conference of the British Educational Research Association. London, England. 5-8 September 2007. • Naylor, A. P., Bricca Sweet, and Lisa Runner. "Rural Family and Community Involvement: Connections with Program Sustainability." Fourteenth International Roundtable on School, Family, and Community Partnerships. New York, New York. 24 March 2008. Dr. Naylor was a member of the professional organizations listed below: • National Council on Quality Continuing Education, 1981 (secretary) • School Library Media Quarterly, 1981-87 (associate editor) • Author Packets Committee, National Council of Teachers of English, 1984-86 (chair) • John Newbery Award Selection Committee, Association of Library Service to Children, American Library Association, 1991 • Board Intellectual Freedom Round Table, American Library Association, 1991-93 • Phoenix Award Committee, Children's Literature Association, 1991-94. • Research Committee, North Carolina Association of School Media Librarians, 1994-96 (chair) • Research Committee, North Carolina Association of School Librarians, 1994-95. • International Board on Books for Youth, Committee for "Best American Books for and About the Disabled," 1998-99. Dr. Naylor's professional service includes the following: • Editor, Research News, Appalachian State University, Cratis Williams Graduate School publication, Spring 1992. • "Learning Through Literature." Teacher Workshop. Old Fort Elementary School, Old Fort, North Carolina, June 11,1993. • Consultant to Focus School in Thomasville, North Carolina. Conducted workshops and follow-up support in literature-based reading instruction, 1995. • Mentor for North Carolina Library Association Leadership Conference, Greensboro, North Carolina, November 4-8, 1998. • "Integrating the Environment and Literature." A series of four 4-hour workshops for in-service teachers. Funded by the Center for Mathematics and Science, Appalachian State University, 1998-99. • "Integrating Math and Literature." A series of four 10-hour workshops for in-service teachers. Funded by the Center for Mathematics and Science, Appalachian State University, 1998-99. • "How to Teach Poetry." Workshop for Watauga County teachers of third, fourth, and fifth grades, September 28, October 15, and December 10, 1999. Dr. Naylor was awarded emerita status in 2008. Sources: Appalachian State University files and personal correspondence. -Shelbie Ely

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