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Borman, Geoffrey D.; Borman, Trisha H.; Park, So Jung; Houghton, Scott – American Educational Research Journal, 2020
We present findings from a randomized controlled trial of "Descubriendo la Lectura" (DLL), an intervention designed to improve the literacy skills of Spanish-speaking first graders, who are struggling with reading. DLL offers one-on-one native language literacy instruction for 12 to 20 weeks to each school's lowest performing…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Literacy, Literacy Education, Grade 1
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Borman, Trisha H.; Borman, Geoffrey D.; Houghton, Scott; Park, So Jung; Zhu, Bo; Martin, Alejandra; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney – AERA Open, 2019
Given the growing number of Latino English learners and the lack of evidence-based educational opportunities they are provided, we investigated the impact of one potentially effective literacy intervention that targets struggling first-grade Spanish-speaking students: Descubriendo La Lectura (DLL). DLL provides first-grade Spanish-speaking…
Descriptors: Spanish Speaking, Grade 1, Elementary School Students, English Language Learners
Borman, Trisha H.; Borman, Geoffrey D.; Houghton, Scott; Park, So Jung; Zhu, Bo; Martin, Alejandra; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney – Grantee Submission, 2019
Given the growing number of Latino English learners and the lack of evidence-based educational opportunities they are provided, we investigated the impact of one potentially effective literacy intervention that targets struggling first-grade Spanish-speaking students: Descubriendo La Lectura (DLL). DLL provides first-grade Spanish-speaking…
Descriptors: Spanish Speaking, Grade 1, Elementary School Students, English Language Learners
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Izquierdo Castillo, Alexander; Jiménez Bonilla, Sonia – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2014
This article reports on an action research project conducted with six ninth grade students in a rural public school in Colombia. The purpose of the study was to determine how the implementation of three reading strategies (skimming, scanning, and making predictions), when reading topics selected by learners, helps them to improve their reading…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Strategies, Reading Improvement, Reading Comprehension
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Lordán, Eva; Solé, Isabel; Beltran, Francesc S. – Journal of Research in Reading, 2017
The aim of this research was to develop a new questionnaire for exploring the reading beliefs of undergraduate students, because the only currently available instrument has conceptual and methodological limitations. The paper describes the process of developing the instrument and presents a range of psychometric data obtained from a sample of 558…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students, Reading Attitudes
Salgado, Melanie J. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study sought to expand the evidence base for the effectiveness of Spanish literacy interventions by examining the effectiveness of Leamos para Avanzar: Un programa de lectura para niños (Let's Read to Advance: A reading program for children; LPA). Participants included three students (2 females, 1 male) who (a) were classified as English…
Descriptors: Spanish, Literacy Education, Program Effectiveness, Reading Programs
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Basallo Gómez, Juan Sebastián – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2016
This paper is about the impact of systematic reading selection used to promote English as foreign language learning in adult students. A qualitative action research methodology was used to carry out this project. Ten class sessions were designed to provide students an opportunity to select texts according to criteria based upon their language…
Descriptors: Reading Material Selection, Adult Literacy, English (Second Language), Qualitative Research
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Arias Rodríguez, Gladis Leonor – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2014
This article presents the results of a study conducted among a group of law students in fift h-level English at a Colombian private university, which analyzed the effects of applying reading through English for Specific Purposes under the criteria of the communicative approach. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews, the students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English for Special Purposes, Reading, Undergraduate Students
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Echeverri Acosta, Luz Marina; McNulty Ferri, Maria – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2010
This paper reports an action research project which examined the foreign language reading comprehension of public school eighth graders who experienced a directed reading-thinking approach with strategies for comprehension and application. The strategies used were prediction, prior knowledge, graphic organizers, and questions. Data analyzed…
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, Thinking Skills, Reading Comprehension, Action Research
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Lopera Medina, Sergio – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2013
It is often argued that classroom diaries are subjective. This article explores the diary insights of a foreign language reading teacher. The inquiry was based on the following research question: What do the diary insights really evidence about the teaching practices of a foreign language reading teacher? As a research method, a case study was…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Medina, Sergio Alonso Lopera – GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, 2015
This article analyzes the various types of information that alternative assessment and traditional assessment practices provided in an English foreign language (FL) reading course for graduate students at a public university in Medellín, Colombia. This study followed the principles of qualitative research, and a case study was used as a research…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Alternative Assessment, English (Second Language)
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Rátiva Velandia, Marlén; Pedreros Torres, Andrés Leonardo; Núñez Alí, Mónica – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2012
It is considered valuable to take advantage of web activities to improve and qualify the English teaching and learning processes, especially in the promotion of reading comprehension. In this article we share the process and results of a study that focused on some activities based on web materials that were designed and used with 10th grade…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Learning Processes, Reading Comprehension, Grade 10
Ganan, Brian J. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study examined the relationship between Spanish oral reading fluency (ORF) at the end of second grade and students' performance on the third grade ISAT reading test. The major research question guiding this study was: What is the direction and strength of the relationship between performance on the 2nd grade IDEL FLO, a Spanish language ORF…
Descriptors: Reading Fluency, Oral Reading, Achievement Tests, Correlation
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Bautista Barón, Myriam Judith – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2013
This article reports on an action research project that proposes to improve the reading comprehension and vocabulary of undergraduate students of English for Specific Purposes--explosives majors, at a police training institute in Colombia. I used the qualitative research method to explore and reflect upon the teaching-learning processes during…
Descriptors: Workshops, English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Gómez, Luis Fernando R. – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2012
This article describes an action research experience carried out in an advanced English as a foreign language classroom of the language program at a university in Bogotá, Colombia, in 2010. The study proposes the inclusion of authentic literary texts in the English as a foreign language classroom through the implementation of four constructivist…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intercultural Communication, Communicative Competence (Languages), English (Second Language)
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