ERIC Number: EJ646903
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Naming Speed and Word Familiarity as Confounding Factors in Decoding.
Joshi, R. Malatesha; Aaron, P. G.
Journal of Research in Reading, v25 n2 p160-71 Jun 2002
Establishes a suitable composite index which combines speed and accuracy in the measurement of decoding skill. Examines whether speed acts as a confounding factor in the measurement of decoding ability. Sees whether familiarity with the word acts as a confounding factor in the assessment of spelling skills. Indicates that including word-naming speed and word familiarity produce different metrics. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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