ERIC Number: EJ629258
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Impact of Major Field of Study on Tutors' Performance: A Literacy Intervention Program for At Risk Fourth Graders.
Cobb, Jeanne B.
Journal of Reading Education, v25 n3 p22-31 Spr 2000
Discusses the importance of early intervention and the necessity of providing support for at risk first graders to circumvent the cycle of failure that, once begun, persists. Presents a study comparing the effects of tutoring fourth graders by a trained prospective teacher and an untrained college athlete. Finds no significant difference in tutoring results. (SG)
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Grade 4, High Risk Students, Intermediate Grades, Reading Attitudes, Reading Difficulties, Reading Research, Remedial Reading, Tutoring
The Organization of Teacher Educators, Managing Editor, Dewayne Smith, 2211 N.E. Halsey, No. 11, Portland, OR 97232.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A