ERIC Number: ED200948
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
The Effects of Advanced Organizers on the Reading Comprehension of Compensatory Education Students.
Kirkley, Alma L.
A study examined whether the frequent use of advance organizers in the content areas would significantly improve the reading comprehension of junior high school compensatory education students. For ten weeks a group of 16 students was exposed to the continuous use of advance organizers (structured overviews, previewing, questioning, and determining purpose and rate of reading in the different content areas). A control group of 15 students used the same content area materials without the advance organizers. A standardized reading test was used as both a pretest and a posttest. The results showed that advance organizers could significantly improve the reading comprehension of compensatory education students. (FL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Dissertations/Theses - Masters Theses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: M. A. Thesis, Kean College of New Jersey.