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The Correspondence Between Auditory Duration And Grapheme Length: A Developmental Study, Jhan L. Sauer Jul 1990

The Correspondence Between Auditory Duration And Grapheme Length: A Developmental Study, Jhan L. Sauer

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This study examines the development of young children’s conceptions of the correlation between auditory duration and grapheme length of a word. The researcher hypothesizes that that children’s concept of this relationship is developed over time and will increase with age. The author also hypothesizes that that there will be a statistically significant difference between the metalinguistic abilities of children who have received formal reading instruction and those who have not. The study examined 26 preschoolers, 40 kindergarteners, and 34 first graders from private suburban schools in western New York. The researcher used word-pair cards consisting of pseudowords and ...


Receptive Vocabulary And Birth Order Of Children With A Non-Working Parent At Home During Their Pre-School Years, Beverly Paris Cass May 1990

Receptive Vocabulary And Birth Order Of Children With A Non-Working Parent At Home During Their Pre-School Years, Beverly Paris Cass

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine if there is a statistically significant difference between the receptive vocabulary scores on the Stanford Achievement Test of children having different birth orders all of whom were raised with a non-working parent in the home during their pre-school years.

This study examined the effect of birth order on a child’s receptive vocabulary. It analyzed the effects on a child's language development by environment, birth order, parental involvement, sibling communications, schema and intelligence.

Researchers agree that a child’s academic success is correlated with his/her language components. A child’s ...