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ERIC Number: EJ1001056
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 48
ISSN: ISSN-0827-3383
Candidates of Written Language Disabilities among Undergraduate Students at the University of Jordan as Perceived by Students and Their Teachers
Alkhamra, Hatem A.; AlNatour, Mayada M.; Abu Dahab, Sana M. N.; AlAbdallat, Bassam M.
International Journal of Special Education, v27 n3 p27-35 2012
This study aimed to explore writing problems among undergraduate students at the university level, based on students self reporting technique and the verification from their teachers' ratings. Twenty-eight students were considered good candidates for this research using two criteria of self reporting and high means of responses. Twenty-five faculty members teaching the previous sample were asked to fill in a similar survey conveying the current level of writing for the selected student. Results revealed four categories of handwriting problem; handwriting, sentence structure, vocabulary and spelling, and written expression. In addition, high agreement of written language problems from the perspective of both students and faculty members were also observed. A discussion of the results and implications for written language problems at the University of Jordan are provided. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Jordan