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Welsch, Richard G. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2007
This study assessed the efficacy of experimental analysis for determining a best intervention program for improving oral reading fluency for students with learning disabilities. Following a two-session baseline condition, four treatments to increase reading fluency (repeated reading, listening passage preview, repeated reading with easier…
Descriptors: Intervention, Reading Fluency, Oral Reading, Reading Instruction
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Biemiller, Andrew; Siegel, Linda S. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1997
This study compared the "Bridge" experimental reading program and whole language instruction with 106 economically disadvantaged first graders at risk for reading difficulties. The "Bridge" program uses icons or picture symbols to facilitate print word identification. The "Bridge" group performed significantly better…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Early Intervention, Economically Disadvantaged, Grade 1
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Weinstein, Gloria; Cooke, Nancy L. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1992
A study involving four male beginning readers with learning disabilities compared the effects on gains in fluency of two types of mastery criteria. One required students to reread a passage until they demonstrated 3 successive improvements; the other required rereading until 90 correct words per minute were reached. Both were successful;…
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Generalization, Intervention, Language Fluency