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Locher, Franziska Maria; Becker, Sarah; Schiefer, Irene; Pfost, Maximilian – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2021
Reading self-concept is an important predictor of reading comprehension and vice versa. However, the mechanisms that are at work in this relation have yet to be identified. In line with the self-enhancement approach, we propose that in the reading domain, amount of reading, book choice (text difficulty and book length), and intrinsic reading…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Self Concept, Correlation, Predictor Variables
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Wang, Zhe; Ardasheva, Yuliya; Carbonneau, Kira; Liu, Qinglong – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2021
A body of research indicates that the inclusion of seductive details in instructional materials negatively impacts learning. However, there is scant research that examines the format and the amount of seductive details as potential moderating factors across multiple learning outcomes. In two studies, one focused on seductive pictures and one on…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Visual Aids, Middle School Students, Reading Materials
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Tangkakarn, Boonyarit; Gampper, Chanika – International Journal of Instruction, 2020
This paper examined the comparative effects of Reading-While-Listening practice (RWL) and a proposed practice of Listening before Reading while Listening (LBRWL), both of which practices were inspired by the principles of extensive listening. Participants were 138 Thai Grade 8th students, from a school in the north of Bangkok, Thailand, divided…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Instructional Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Grade 8
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García, Ofelia – Reading Teacher, 2020
The traditional monolingual and monoglossic perspective of literacy and biliteracy is compared with the perspective offered by translanguaging. The author explores how the monolingual and monoglossic view of literacy has been responsible for the failure of many Latinx bilingual students. A translanguaging perspective turns its attention toward the…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Literacy, Bilingual Education, Hispanic American Students
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Abu Rabia, Salim; Hijjazi, Ekhlas – Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 2020
The present study explored the influence of short vowelization in Arabic orthography on reading comprehension of different texts, different genres and on different levels, among students of different ages. It explored the influence of short vowelization in Arabic orthography on reading comprehension of texts from the Koran, informative texts,…
Descriptors: Vowels, Reading Comprehension, Arabs, Semitic Languages
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Melekoglu, Macid Ayhan; Erden, H. Gülsen; Çakiroglu, Orhan – Journal of Educational Issues, 2019
In the process of screening and evaluating children with reading difficulties, and planning, monitoring, and evaluating reading improvement interventions for those children, standard reading tests are usually not used in Turkey. The first version of the Oral Reading Skills and Comprehension Test (SOBAT®) was developed by Prof. Dr. H. Gülsen ERDEN,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Construction, Oral Reading, Reading Skills
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Jang, Bong Gee; Henretty, Dawnelle – Middle School Journal, 2019
In this article, the authors propose a model of four attitudinal profiles including both purpose (academic and recreational) and medium (print and digital): (1) recreational digital learning/print averse reluctant readers, (2) avid digital readers, (3) avid print readers, and (4) digital learning reluctant readers. We drew these four profiles of…
Descriptors: Reading Attitudes, Recreational Reading, Electronic Publishing, Printed Materials
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Effendi, Kiki Nia Sania; Zulkardi; Putri, Ratu Ilma Indra; Yanawati, Poppy – Journal on Mathematics Education, 2019
School Literacy Movement, one of the government's efforts to optimize the ability of students in terms of literacy, needs support from every circle; one of them is from researches in the educational field. This research aims to develop reading texts in a futsal context that will be presented in students' worksheet with valid and practical criteria…
Descriptors: Literacy, Content Area Reading, Worksheets, Mathematics Instruction
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Máñez, Ignacio; Vidal-Abarca, Eduardo; Martínez, Tomás – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Students usually answer comprehension questions from texts as part of their academic activities. Elaborated Feedback (EF) has been found to be relatively effective to improve comprehension and learning from texts. However, there is little research on how computer-based feedback influences the question-answering process. This study…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Grade 7, Grade 8, Computer Assisted Testing
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Meishar-Tal, Hagit; Shonfeld, Miri – Interactive Learning Environments, 2019
This study took place in a school which adopted a "paperless classroom" policy. The purpose of the study was to examine whether students who learn in a paperless classroom really prefer reading and writing on computers rather than on paper and whether their preferences differ according to contextual conditions and personal differences.…
Descriptors: Preferences, Classroom Environment, Computer Uses in Education, Printed Materials
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Northrop, Laura; Kelly, Sean – Reading Research Quarterly, 2019
In this study, the authors used the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 to examine the instructional time allocation and instructional practices in eighth-grade English language arts classes for struggling readers, as measured by track level. The authors also analyze the titles and text complexity of the last three…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Reading Difficulties, Track System (Education), Time Management
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Cahyo, Septian Dwi; Umam Muslim, Muhammad Rijalul; Rahman, Arditya Nur; Pratolo, Bambang W. – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2019
This research aimed to report the need for Islamic-based English teaching materials for the Muhammadiyah junior high Schools, specified for reading skill. Data collection techniques in this research were the semi-structured interview and focus group discussion with four English teachers as participant form the Muhammadiyah schools. Data analysis…
Descriptors: Junior High School Students, English (Second Language), Reading Materials, Islam
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Schall-Leckrone, Laura – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2018
This qualitative research study examined the extent to which novice and student teachers drew upon pre-service preparation to use scaffolding practices identified in the literature as supportive of bilingual learners' (EBs') acquisition of academic content. Data sources included videotaped class observations, lesson plans and teaching materials,…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Qualitative Research, Beginning Teachers, Student Teachers
Wexler, Jade; Kearns, Devin M.; Lemons, Christopher J.; Mitchell, Marisa; Clancy, Erin; Davidson, Kimberly A.; Sinclair, Anne C.; Wei, Yan – Exceptional Children, 2018
This study reports practices implemented in over 2,000 minutes by 16 middle school special education and general education co-teaching pairs in English language arts classes. We report the extent to which teachers integrated literacy activities that support reading comprehension, the co-teaching models used, and the frequency with which each…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Reading Comprehension, Team Teaching
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Ming, Kavin M. – National Youth-At-Risk Journal, 2018
By the time students enter the fourth grade, it is expected that they possess the basic literacy skills needed to read and learn content. It is the general belief that in the early grades, students are taught foundational literacy skills that make them proficient readers by the time they become adolescent learners. For many, this assumption is…
Descriptors: Oral Reading, Reading Fluency, Reading Difficulties, Adolescents
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