ERIC Number: EJ628770
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Group Discussion and Large-Scale Language Arts Assessment: Effects on Students? Comprehension.
Fall, Randy; Webb, Noreen M.; Chudowsky, Naomi
American Educational Research Journal, v37 n4 p911-41 Win 2000
Compared performance on language arts tests for students who were or were not permitted to discuss the story they were required to read and interpret. Results for approximately 5,000 10th graders show that a 10-minute discussion of the story in three-person groups had a substantial impact on students? understanding of the story. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Research supported by the Academic Senate on Research, Los Angeles Division, University of California and Office of Educational Research and Improvement grant R117G10027 to the Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing.