DINA FEITELSON (Hebrew : דינה פייטלסון), also known as DINA FEITELSON-SCHUR (Hebrew : דינה פייטלסון-שור) (born 1926; died 1992), was an Israeli educator and scholar in the field of reading acquisition.
* 1 Biography * 2 Awards and recognition * 3 Published works * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 Further reading * 7 External links
Dina Feitelson was born in 1926 in
After graduating she studied philosophy in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem . Her studies were interrupted by Israel\'s War of Independence . During the war she suffered a severe head injury.
After graduating she worked as an elementary school teacher and later
as an inspector for the Ministry of Education. In parallel she also
embarked upon an academic career, initially in the Hebrew University
of Jerusalem . Then, in 1973, she accepted a post at the University of
Haifa , where she became a professor of
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
In 1953, Feitelson was awarded the
Shortly before her death, Feitelson was inducted to the International Reading Association 's Reading Hall of Fame.
In 1997, the International Reading Association established the Dina Feitelson Research Award , to honour the memory of Dina Feitelson by recognizing an outstanding empirical study published in English in a referred journal. The work should report on one or more aspects of literacy acquisition, such as phonemic awareness, the alphabetic principle, bilingualism, or cross-cultural studies of beginning reading.
* Feitelson, Dina (1988). Facts and Fads in Beginning Reading: A Cross-Language Perspective. Norwood, New Jersey, United States: Ablex. ISBN 0-89391-507-6 .