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Learning And Enjoying Literature In English, Bradley Baurain Dec 1999

Learning And Enjoying Literature In English, Bradley Baurain

Bradley Baurain

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At-Risk Readers And Community Volunteers: A 3-Year Perspective, Catherine Rosemary, Marcia Invernizzi, Connie Juel, Herbert Richards Dec 1996

At-Risk Readers And Community Volunteers: A 3-Year Perspective, Catherine Rosemary, Marcia Invernizzi, Connie Juel, Herbert Richards

Catherine A. Rosemary

The Charlottesville Volunteer Tutorial, known locally as Book Buddies, is a one-to-one community volunteer tutorial that is an integral part of the Charlottesville City Schools' plan to ensure that all first- and second-grade children learn to read. Analyses of the first 3 cohorts reveal the growing efficacy of the program. Participants with greater than 40 sessions significantly outperformed participants with fewer than 40 sessions on most pre- and posttest gain scores and on both outcome measures of text reading and word recognition. Effect size for word recognition in Cohort III was +1.29, considerably higher than effect sizes reported for ...


A Community Volunteer Tutorial That Works, Catherine Rosemary, Marcia Invernizzi, Connie Juel Nov 1996

A Community Volunteer Tutorial That Works, Catherine Rosemary, Marcia Invernizzi, Connie Juel

Catherine A. Rosemary

In Virginia, the Charlottesville Volunteer Tutorial is a one-on-one tutorial program that encourages the literacy development of young children and involves a wide range of community volunteers. The program, which resulted from a partnership between the Charlottesville City Schools, the McGuffey Reading Center of the University of Virginia, and the Charlottesville community, aims to improve the reading and writing skills of at-risk children and to set up and maintain community involvement in and responsibility for the education of all children. The triad composed of the child, the volunteer tutor, and the reading coordinator is central to the tutorial program. The ...


Certificates In General Education For Adults: Certificate I (Foundation), Certificate Ii And Certificate Ii (Further Study)., R Kenrick, J Kindler, B Marr, Dave Tout, L Wignall Dec 1995

Certificates In General Education For Adults: Certificate I (Foundation), Certificate Ii And Certificate Ii (Further Study)., R Kenrick, J Kindler, B Marr, Dave Tout, L Wignall

David (Dave) Tout

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Mapping Abilities And Skill Levels Using Rasch Techniques, Annie Brown, Catherine Elder, Tom Lumley, Tim Mcnamara, Joy Mcqueen Dec 1991

Mapping Abilities And Skill Levels Using Rasch Techniques, Annie Brown, Catherine Elder, Tom Lumley, Tim Mcnamara, Joy Mcqueen

Dr Tom Lumley

The ongoing interest in investigating the use of Item Response Theory (IRT) methods, involving the Rasch model, in language testing research and the development of language tests has encouraged the authors to explore the nature of this approach and to introduce some research on its validation.