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Disability and Equity in Education

2000

Western Michigan University

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The Effect Of Presentation Media On Student Reading Comprehension, Jeffrey T. Conklin Dec 2000

The Effect Of Presentation Media On Student Reading Comprehension, Jeffrey T. Conklin

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The purpose o f this study was to investigate the effect of display media on reading comprehension in students with learning disabilities. This research examined two types o f display media, computer screen and paper.

Three groups of subjects were used in this study: (1) readers with learning disabilities, (2) low achieving readers, and (3) average readers. Three instruments were used to gather performance data in this study: a) a standardized measure o f reading comprehension, b) a measure of individual passage comprehension, and c) a measure of vocabulary knowledge using words from the experimental passages.

The data presented in ...