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Hempenstall, Kerry – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2020
Educational psychologists can play a number of roles within education settings. They are often called upon to assist with the assessment and treatment of disability issues, student behaviour and mental health problems, parent and teacher liaison, and counselling, to name a few. Less frequently pursued is an active role in establishing and…
Descriptors: Literacy, Remedial Reading, Direct Instruction, School Psychologists
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Lanphier, Tonya Scott; Carini, Robert M. – Education Sciences, 2022
Learning communities can be useful to counter some of the challenges encountered by first-semester students as they transition to college. This 2-year process evaluation examines the launch of a campus-wide learning community initiative for developmental reading students at a community college in the USA. Students, instructors, and administrators…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, College Freshmen, Remedial Reading, Two Year College Students
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Stahl, Norman A.; Armstrong, Sonya L.; King, James R.; Dyer, James – Journal of Developmental Education, 2020
This manuscript presents a study that was undertaken at three community college sites. The study was designed to build upon a prior study (Armstrong, Stahl, & Kantner, 2015a, 2015b, 2016) that aimed to answer the following general query: "What constitutes college-level text-readiness?" In the present study, that question was directly…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Vocational Education
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Masterson, Jessica E. – Reading Research Quarterly, 2022
I detail findings from an ethnographic study of a high school remedial reading class, with a particular focus on students' perceptions of what it means to be literate and how their mandatory enrollment in the course impacted their identities. Compounding students' experiences was the existence of a high-stakes reading examination that all students…
Descriptors: High School Students, Remedial Reading, Literacy, Student Attitudes
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Liu, Ningyu; Zhao, Jing; Huang, Chen; Xing, Xiaopei; Lu, Shan; Wang, Zhengyan – Infant and Child Development, 2021
Fluent reading, which involves visual serial processing of letters/characters (i.e., visual temporal processing, VTP), greatly contributes to our daily life. The present study thus explored the underlying mechanism of reading fluency from the perspective of VTP. A longitudinal method was adopted to examine whether VTP skills in preschool (mean age…
Descriptors: Reading Fluency, Predictor Variables, Preschool Children, Reading Skills
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Huang, Yi-Wen – CEA Forum, 2021
I have been teaching English composition for almost 9 years at a 2-year branch campus near the Navajo reservation in New Mexico. The composition of my students is mostly Navajo with some Hispanics, Zuni, and Caucasian. Based on my observation, the majority of my students in remedial English composition classes had difficulties in reading…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Navajo (Nation), American Indian Students, Remedial Reading
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Walda, Sietske; van Weerdenburg, Marjolijn; van der Ven, Ad; Bosman, Anna – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2022
The main focus of this study was the role of attention in children with dyslexia (n = 137), who participated in a literacy-remediation program. Prior to and during four assessment moments (pretest and follow-ups 1-3), the attentional skill was assessed using the Attention Concentration Test (ACT). The ACT provides two measures for attentional…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Students with Disabilities, Literacy Education, Attention
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Paulson, Eric J.; Van Overschelde, James P. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
A recent state-wide curricular shift in developmental course offerings mandated that the exit levels of developmental reading and writing coursework in every public institution of higher education in Texas be merged into one accelerated and integrated developmental reading and writing course. This project examined the effects of that curricular…
Descriptors: Remedial Reading, Remedial Instruction, Writing Instruction, Acceleration (Education)
Wahdan, Mohammed – Online Submission, 2020
This research project is an ambitious scheme to dissect in some detail and to put and implement an appropriate remedial strategy/s to an educational dilemma facing young English language learners. In specific stage through their academic progress, some students face reading fluency problem. Special concern is given in this research to those…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Reading Difficulties, Reading Fluency, Grade 5
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McBride, Maureen; Sweeney, Meghan A. – Journal of Basic Writing, 2019
Resurgence in college-level reading research has led to studies on rhetorical reading and reading transfer, but often absent from these discussions are student emotions about reading and themselves as readers. Our qualitative study explores these emotions by examining how basic writing students perceive ideal readers and reading difficulties. Our…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, College Students, Psychological Patterns, Reading Attitudes
Hernen, Toni Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Student reading achievement is a concern throughout the City University of New York because it has shown to be a factor in their academic success in college. Students who do not achieve success in developmental reading either do not matriculate or drop out of college. The problem that this study will investigate is the instructional method in two…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Remedial Reading, Two Year College Students, Reading Achievement
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Willis, Jill; Gibson, Andrew; Kelly, Nick; Spina, Nerida; Azordegan, Jennifer M.; Crosswell, Leanne – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2021
How feedback is understood and enacted has shifted from the traditional practice of providing individual feedback on summative tasks at key points to a more ongoing series of dialogues between the teacher and students during the teaching period. This paper reports on the experiences of designing faster feedback through weekly dialogic feedback…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Higher Education, Computer Mediated Communication, Teacher Student Relationship
Ran, Florence Xiaotao; Bickerstaff, Susan; Edgecombe, Nikki – Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2022
In a corequisite approach to developmental education, students enroll in a college-level course paired concurrently with a support course designed to address student learning needs in a given subject. This report, sponsored by Strong Start to Finish, examines early college outcomes of students placed into corequisite reading courses at the 13…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Required Courses, Remedial Reading, Remedial Programs
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Stahl, Norman A.; Armstrong, Sonya L. – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2018
At present, there is much discussion regarding the future of reading instruction at the postsecondary level. In order to contemplate the future of the field of college reading, however, we must first consider the field's history, and particularly the last several decades. The purpose of this manuscript is to explore both the external and internal…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, College Instruction, Futures (of Society), Educational Trends
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Parsons, Kimberly Kaye – Research & Teaching in Developmental Education, 2021
This scholarship of teaching and learning study compares the use of a traditional textbook and an e-textbook in post-secondary developmental reading courses. Students' achievement was compared in sections of the same course using different textbook formats. Student perceptions of their own motivation to read assigned texts were evaluated in the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Electronic Publishing, Textbooks, Textbook Content
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