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Edith Cowan University

Educational Methods

1997

Reading (Primary)

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The Effects Of Reciprocal Teaching Upon Year 6 Students' Reading Comprehension, D. M. Rasmussen Jan 1997

The Effects Of Reciprocal Teaching Upon Year 6 Students' Reading Comprehension, D. M. Rasmussen

Theses : Honours

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of Reciprocal Teaching on the reading comprehension of Year 6 students. Forty-one Year 6 students from two metropolitan primary schools took part in the study. An experimental pre-test - post-test control group design was used. Subjects were matched according to the results of the Test of Reading Comprehension (TORCH) used as a pre-test. Matched pair-mates were randomly allocated to either treatment or control groups. After 14 sessions of training in Reciprocal Teaching, results of an analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) with teachers nested in groups, showed no statistically significant differences in reading ...