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An Investigation Of The Reliability Of The Cloze Procedure Compared With Teacher Judgment For The Purpose Of Determining Instructional Reading Texts, Maryanne Eichorn Aug 1978

An Investigation Of The Reliability Of The Cloze Procedure Compared With Teacher Judgment For The Purpose Of Determining Instructional Reading Texts, Maryanne Eichorn

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

Numerous investigations have been conducted to examine the cloze procedure as an assessment of both the readability of materials and reading comprehension. An extension of this research has been in the use of cloze procedure to determine performance levels. Of the research in this area, only a limited amount has been conducted that investigates the cloze procedure as a reliable predictor of instructional level as compared to teacher judgment. This study was designed to investigate the reliability of the cloze procedure as compared to teacher judgment for the purpose of placing students in an instructional reading text.

The eight participating ...