Nebraska Authors

Eldon Ekwall

AKA: Eldon Edward Ekwall

Born 1933-08-28 Martland, NE (USA)

Died 1989-11-03
El Paso, TX (USA)

Brother of Ralph Ekwall

Places Lived

Martland, NE
Geneva, NE
Lincoln, NE
Benedict, NE
San Manuel, AZ
Las Vegas, NM
Lawrence, KS
El Paso, TX

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Reading; Remediation of Reading Disability; Reading Instruction


Bachelor of Science, 1959, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Master's Degree in Education, 1961, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Ph.D. in Education, 1966, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ


Public School Teacher, Benedict, NE
Public School Administrator, San Manuel, AZ
Assistant Professor of Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Texas

Places Worked

Schools in Benedict, NE and San Manuel, AZ
New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
University of Texas, El Paso, TX


International Reading Association
National Education Association


Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties. 1970 and 1988.
Psychological Factors in the Teaching of Reading. 1973.
Diagnosis and Remediation of the Disabled Reader. 1976 and 1988.
Ekwall Reading Inventory. 1979.
Diagnostic Prescriptive Phonics Lessons. 1981.
Teaching Reading in the Elementary School. 1985 and 1989.
Teacher's Handbook on Diagnosis and Remediation in Reading. 1985 and 1986.

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