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ERIC Number: ED014406
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-May
Pages: 745
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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LEARNING OF BASAL READING SKILLS BY MENTALLY HANDICAPPED AND NON-MENTALLY HANDICAPPED PUPILS.
BLAKE, KATHRYN A.; AND OTHERS
AN INVESTIGATION OF THE ACHIEVEMENT IN BASAL READING SKILLS BY MENTALLY HANDICAPPED, INTELLECTUALLY NORMAL, AND SUPERIOR PUPILS TAUGHT WITH THE SCOTT, FORESMAN NEW BASIC READERS PROGRAM AT READING INSTRUCTIONAL LEVELS 2, 3, 4, AND 5 IS REPORTED. SPECIFIC RESEARCH OBJECTIVES WERE--(1) TO IDENTIFY SEQUENCES AMONG BASAL READING SKILLS IN FIVE CATEGORIES (PHONETIC ANALYSIS, STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS, DICTIONARY, WORD FUNCTIONS, AND COMPREHENSION), (2) TO EXAMINE INTELLECTUAL PROCESSES RELATED TO ACHIEVEMENT IN SELECTED BASAL READING SKILLS (ASSOCIATIVE MEMORY, CONCEPTUALIZATION, VERBAL MEANING, AND REASONING), (3) TO DESCRIBE TRENDS IN ACHIEVEMENT IN BASAL READING SKILLS OVER THE INSTRUCTIONAL LEVELS STUDIED, (4) TO COMPARE RETARDED AND NORMAL GROUPS' BEGINNING LEVELS AND ACHIEVEMENT IN THE BASAL SKILLS FOR A 7-MONTH INSTRUCTIONAL PERIOD, AND (5) TO COMPARE NORMAL AND SUPERIOR GROUPS' BEGINNING LEVELS AND ACHIEVEMENT IN THE BASAL SKILLS FOR A 7-MONTH PERIOD. SUBJECTS WERE 947 PUPILS FROM THREE GEORGIA SCHOOL SYSTEMS. A TEST-RETEST DESIGN WAS USED. INVESTIGATION PROCEDURES AND METHODS OF DATA ANALYSIS ARE DESCRIBED. OVER 150 TABLES AND FIGURES ARE PRESENTED. SPECIMEN TESTS AND BASIC STATISTICAL DATA ARE APPENDED. (RH)
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Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens.
Identifiers: ATHENS; GEORGIA; UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA