ERIC Number: EJ227962
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
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Word Frequency and Contextual Richness Effects on Word Identification of Educable Mentally Retarded Children.
Allington, Richard L.
Education and Training of the Mentally Retarded, v15 n2 p118-21 Apr 1980
The study involving 35 educable mentally retarded (EMR) children (8 to 11 years old) investigated the effects of manipulating the potency of contextual information in sentences and assessed the role which word frequency plays in eliciting responses. Results supported the facilitative effects of contextual information on word identification of EMR Ss. (Author/SBH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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