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The Correlation Of The Use Of Color Enhancements And Reading Proficiency For General Education Primary Students, Christianna E. Walter Nov 2014

The Correlation Of The Use Of Color Enhancements And Reading Proficiency For General Education Primary Students, Christianna E. Walter

Education Undergraduate Research

No abstract provided.


Language Of Harry's Wizards: Authentic Vocabulary Instruction, Divonna M. Stebick, Constance N. Nichols Nov 2014

Language Of Harry's Wizards: Authentic Vocabulary Instruction, Divonna M. Stebick, Constance N. Nichols

Education Faculty Publications

This study was the result of a year long action research project within a middle school language arts classroom. The students showed improvement in their vocabulary skills due to this instruction using Harry Potter as a context.


Using Literature For Project Based Learning, Jacquelyn Urbani Oct 2014

Using Literature For Project Based Learning, Jacquelyn Urbani

Collected Faculty and Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Investigation Of Differences In Star Reading Scores For Second- And Third-Grade Students Who Received Differentiated Reading Instruction, Elizabeth Hearn Jul 2014

Investigation Of Differences In Star Reading Scores For Second- And Third-Grade Students Who Received Differentiated Reading Instruction, Elizabeth Hearn

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

This research study investigated the effects of teaching Response to Intervention curricula in second and third grades in a rural school district in Georgia. A causal-comparative design was used to compare scaled score gains of students who were taught using an RTI approach with curriculum available in How to Plan Differentiated Reading Instruction: Resources for Grades K-3 (Walpole & McKenna, 2009) and students who were taught with other unidentified RTI curricula. Students in both groups participated in either Tier 2 or Tier 3 reading instruction in addition to Tier 1 regular classroom instruction. The STAR Enterprise Reading Test served as the ...


The Creation Of A Ninth Grade Literacy Course: One Teacher's Experiences In Teaching A Standards-Based Literacy Course, Katie Gray Keating May 2014

The Creation Of A Ninth Grade Literacy Course: One Teacher's Experiences In Teaching A Standards-Based Literacy Course, Katie Gray Keating

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This study examined one teacher’s experience with teaching a ninth grade literacy course. In response to consecutively low reading test scores, the administration in a rural high school in South Central Kentucky established a literacy course for all ninth grade students. This research illustrates the teacher’s implementation and instruction of that course. In addition, the research investigates how the results of a formal reading assessment might be used to improve the reading course in the future.


What’S The Story? Making Sense Of Conflicting Literacy And Numeracy Results, Juliette Mendelovits Apr 2014

What’S The Story? Making Sense Of Conflicting Literacy And Numeracy Results, Juliette Mendelovits

Juliette Mendelovits

No abstract provided.


Comprehension And Motivation Levels In Conjunction With The Use Of Ebooks With Audio: A Quasi-Experimental Study Of Post-Secondary Remedial Reading Students, Kimberly Wheeler Apr 2014

Comprehension And Motivation Levels In Conjunction With The Use Of Ebooks With Audio: A Quasi-Experimental Study Of Post-Secondary Remedial Reading Students, Kimberly Wheeler

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

This quasi-experimental pretest, posttest nonequivalent control group study investigated the comprehension scores and motivation levels of post-secondary remedial reading students in a two-year technical college in Northwest Georgia using an eBook, an eBook with audio, and a print book. After reading a module on Purpose and Tone in the three book formats, data was collected from a convenience sample of 67 participants. Data consisted of reading comprehension scores taken from a pretest and posttest and reading motivation scores taken from a pre-survey and post-survey. The pretest and pre-survey were not used as covariates in the final analyses as they were ...


Building Comprehension In Adolescents: Powerful Strategies For Improving Reading And Writing In Content Areas, Linda Mason, Robert Reid, Jessica Hagaman Mar 2014

Building Comprehension In Adolescents: Powerful Strategies For Improving Reading And Writing In Content Areas, Linda Mason, Robert Reid, Jessica Hagaman

Robert Reid

Co-authored by Jessica Hagaman, UNO faculty member.

Comprehension problems have become an epidemic: One out of every four secondary school students is unable to read and comprehend the material in textbooks.Start addressing the root of the problem today with this practical guidebook, designed to strengthen adolescents' reading comprehension and written expression so they can master academic content. Developed for middle and high school teachers, this book helps educators improve students' reading and writing through Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD), an evidence-based instructional approach that shows students how to apply proven strategies independently to boost their school success. Teachers will get ...


Loss, Melancholy And Reverie In Education, Marla Morris Feb 2014

Loss, Melancholy And Reverie In Education, Marla Morris

Curriculum, Foundations, & Reading Faculty Publications

Technology damages our sense of how to read and study as scholars. This loss (of knowing how to read and study) makes for melancholy. Melancholy is brought on as a result of not being able to find spaces of reverie in which to read and study. We need spaces of reverie in which to read and study. We need spaces of reverie so as to delve deeply into our studies and to produce and generate knowledge.


A Comparison Of Individual And Partner Reading In A K-2 Classroom: An Emphasis On Comprehension And Focus, Cheyenne Meyerpeter, Cara Simonds Jan 2014

A Comparison Of Individual And Partner Reading In A K-2 Classroom: An Emphasis On Comprehension And Focus, Cheyenne Meyerpeter, Cara Simonds

Education Undergraduate Research

No abstract provided.