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Savage, Robert; Wolforth, Joan – Exceptionality Education Canada, 2007
According to Gough and Tunmer (1986), in a "Simple View of Reading" (SVR), Reading comprehension (RC) = Decoding (D) x Linguistic Comprehension (C). To further evaluate this model, this paper describes an exploratory study of the performance of 60 university students, the majority of whom received academic accommodations at university to…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Grade Point Average, Decoding (Reading), Linguistic Competence
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Grant, Amy; Wilson, Alexander M.; Gottardo, Alexandra – Exceptionality Education Canada, 2007
Exposure to print is a significant predictor of vocabulary growth and declarative knowledge in normally achieving readers (Stanovich, West, & Harrison, 1995). Research has also shown that initial differences in print exposure can be used to predict differences in reading comprehension in children studied ten years after initial assessment…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Learning Disabilities, Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills