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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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Parrila, Rauno; Georgiou, George; Corkett, Julie – Exceptionality Education Canada, 2007
This study examined the status of current reading, spelling, and phonological processing skills of 28 university students who reported a history of reading acquisition problems. The results indicated that 21 of these participants were currently able to comprehend text at a level expected for university students, although only 8 at a rate…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, College Students, Spelling, Reading Comprehension