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ERIC Number: ED510853
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jul
Pages: 12
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 28
Reading Apprenticeship[R]. What Works Clearinghouse Intervention Report
What Works Clearinghouse
"Reading Apprenticeship"[R] is an instructional approach that intends to help middle school, high school, and community college students develop skills and knowledge to improve their engagement, fluency, and comprehension of content-area materials and texts. To achieve these goals, "Reading Apprenticeship"[R] provides a range of professional development activities for teachers, as well as an academic literacy curricula for students. Twenty-seven studies reviewed by the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) investigated the effects of "Reading Apprenticeship"[R] on adolescent learners. One study (Kemple et al., 2008) is a randomized controlled trial that meets WWC evidence standards. The remaining 26 studies do not meet either WWC evidence standards or eligibility screens. Appended are: (1) Study characteristics: Kemple et al., 2008; (2) Outcome measures for the comprehension domain; (3) Summary of study findings included in the rating for the comprehension domain; (4) "Reading Apprenticeship"[R] rating for the comprehension domain; and (5) Extent of evidence by domain. (Contains 8 footnotes.)[The following study is reviewed in this intervention report: Kemple, J. J., Corrin, W., Nelson, E., Salinger, T., Herrmann, S., & Drummond, K. (2008). "The Enhanced Reading Opportunities Study: Early impact and implementation findings (NCEE report no. 2008-4015") Washington, DC: Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance. Additional source: Corrin, W., Somers, M., Kemple, J. J., Nelson, E., & Sepanik, S. (2008). "The Enhanced Reading Opportunities Study: Findings from the second year of implementation (NCEE report no. 2009-4036)". Washington, DC: Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance.]
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Middle Schools; Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: What Works Clearinghouse (ED)
Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia; Washington
IES Funded: Yes