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ERIC Number: EJ1053627
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Mar
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1307-9298
A Study on the Development of Reading Skills of the Students Having Difficulty in Reading: Enrichment Reading Program
Akyol, Hayati; Çakiroglu, Ahmet; Kuruyer, Hayriye Gül
International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, v6 n2 p199-212 Mar 2014
The aim of this study is to improve the reading skills of the students having difficulty in reading through an enrichment reading program. The current study was conducted by means of one-subject research technique and between-subjects multiple-baseline levels model belonging to this technique. The study was carried out with three participants from fifth grade. In order to collect data for the study, word recognition test, reading texts, Ekwall and Shanker reading inventory and reading comprehension test were employed. In line with the purposes of the study, the collected data were analyzed through qualitative and quantitative tests and the results were explained as qualitative and quantitative. At the end of the study, it was found that some developments occurred on the participants' word recognition skills and aloud reading skills. It was concluded that for the development of the reading skills of the students having reading difficulty, construction of appropriate reading environment and implementation of enrichment reading programs can be effective.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 5; Intermediate Grades; Middle Schools; Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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