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Kucirkova, Natalia – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2021
This review integrates literature on cross-disciplinary quantitative and qualitative studies related to children's reading on screen published between January 2016 and September 2017, with a focus on the researchers' epistemological perspectives on knowledge and learning. Johri's (2011) framework of socio-material assemblages, which synthesises…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Childrens Literature, Books, Research Methodology
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Yanagisawa, Akifumi; Webb, Stuart; Uchihara, Takumi – Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 2020
This meta-analysis investigated the overall effects of glossing on L2 vocabulary learning from reading and the influence of potential moderator variables: gloss format (type, language, mode) and text and learner characteristics. A total of 359 effect sizes from 42 studies (N = 3802) meeting the inclusion criteria were meta-analyzed. The results…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Reading Comprehension
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Irwansyah, Dedi; Nurgiyantoro, Burhan; Sugirin – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The use of literary texts from various sources to teach reading at Indonesian Islam-affiliated university was still under research. This study offered a contextually-relevant and culturally-sensitive reading instructional model for such particular university which sought to blend western, Indonesian, and Islamic cultures in harmony. The model was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Reading Instruction, Islam
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Amendum, Steven J.; Conradi, Kristin; Hiebert, Elfrieda – Educational Psychology Review, 2018
Prompted by the advent of new standards for increased text complexity in elementary classrooms in the USA, the current integrative review investigates the relationships between the level of text difficulty and elementary students' reading fluency and reading comprehension. After application of content and methodological criteria, a total of 26…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Difficulty Level, Reading Materials, Reading Fluency
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Liu, Jiren; Zhang, Jianying – English Language Teaching, 2018
Extensive reading has been continuously studied as a promising instructional method for improving students' language proficiency, including reading proficiency, vocabulary acquisition, and grammar awareness. The present study is a meta-analysis, which synthesized the data of 21 empirical studies (N = 1268). It was designed to explore whether…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Meta Analysis, Reading Programs, Language Proficiency
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Nkiko, Christopher; Atinmo, Morayo I.; Michael-Onuoha, Happiness Chijioke; Ilogho, Julie E.; Fagbohun, Michael O.; Ifeakachuku, Osinulu; Adetomiwa, Basiru; Usman, Kazeem Omeiza – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
Studies have shown inadequate reading materials for the visually impaired in Nigeria. Information technology has greatly advanced the provision of information to the visually impaired in other industrialized climes. This study investigated the extent of application of information technology to the transcription of reading materials for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Phonetic Transcription, Transcripts (Written Records)
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Li, Dan; Beecher, Constance; Cho, Byeong-Young – Reading Psychology, 2018
Being proficient in independently reading and writing complex informational text has become a need for college and career success. While there is a great deal of agreement on the importance of the reading of informational text in early grades and teachers are encouraged to increase amount of the reading of informational text in early grades, few…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Reading Materials, Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests
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Okpara, Gazie S.; Agu, Agu G. – Marketing Education Review, 2017
Nonregular higher education in Nigeria became an integral part of the university manpower development since 1960, when the Ashby Commission recommended establishing evening degree programs. These ubiquitous programs have contributed to national capacity-building and remain relatively unmonitored by the National Universities Commission. This…
Descriptors: Marketing, Educational Quality, Governance, Universities
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Hsu, Ying-Shao; Yen, Miao-Hsuan; Chang, Wen-Hua; Wang, Chia-Yu; Chen, Sufen – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2016
There is an increasing interest in conducting reading-related studies in science education using a self-regulated learning (SRL) lens. This exploration involved a content analysis of 34 articles (38 studies in total) in highly regarded journals from 1998 to 2012 using an SRL interpretative framework to reveal critical features and relationships in…
Descriptors: Science Education, Content Analysis, Journal Articles, Reading Materials
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Donne, Vicki – International Journal of Special Education, 2016
Many educators have reported limited education in their training or preparation programs on assistive technology and communication devices. The present study reported on action research conducted in this area using book study groups. Participants included graduate students enrolled in a face-to-face course required within their special education…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, Graduate Students, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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Moore, Jennifer; Cahill, Maria – School Library Research, 2016
Several decades of research have established that time spent reading has a positive impact on the cognitive development and academic success of school-aged children and adolescents. Yet, reading among adolescents has been in decline in recent years while engagement with audiobooks has increased. Professionals in librarianship, children's…
Descriptors: Audio Books, Reading Materials, Adolescents, Educational Benefits
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Vahedi, Vahideh Sadat; Ghonsooly, Behzad; Pishghadam, Reza – Teaching English with Technology, 2016
In recent years there has been a growing interest to incorporate hypertext glosses into L2 reading materials and accordingly, it has provoked researchers to uncover to what extent and under which moderator variables a specific type of gloss yields more effective outcomes than other types of glossing. The present meta-analysis attempts to examine…
Descriptors: Vocabulary, Second Language Learning, Meta Analysis, Hypermedia
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McCarthy-Brown, Nyama – Arts Education Policy Review, 2015
This article synthesizes current dance education research that demonstrates connections between the culturally relevant pedagogy and student academic achievement, details why the arts are exponentially important and valuable to all communities, and provides practical solutions for the everyday teacher. Through a pointed focus on culturally…
Descriptors: Dance, Poverty, Dance Education, Educational Research
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Hattan, Courtney; Singer, Lauren M.; Loughlin, Sandra; Alexander, Patricia Ann – Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice, 2015
Despite the importance of prior knowledge to learning, few studies have systematically addressed the extent to which or ways in which instructional resources support teachers in the activation of students' prior knowledge, or the extent to which teachers prompt students' prior knowledge activation in practice. In study one, a content analysis was…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Knowledge Level, Design, Teaching Methods
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Watkins, Naomi M.; Liang, Lauren Aimonette – Reading Psychology, 2014
This article discusses the various labels and definitions given for texts used for informational reading and writing and the confusion caused by the inconsistency of terms. An EBSCO search on articles published from 2006 to 2011 in the three largest literacy-related professional organizations' journals produced a total of 59 articles.…
Descriptors: Journal Articles, Content Analysis, Reading Materials, Literacy
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