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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 ...


Children's Book Festival, Karen Rowell, Onva K. Boshears Jr., University Of Southern Mississippi Jan 1990

Children's Book Festival, Karen Rowell, Onva K. Boshears Jr., University Of Southern Mississippi

Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival Programs

The program for the twenty-third annual Children's Book Festival held on the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 1990.


Meld Special Curriculum: Blending Information And Support For Parents Of Children With Special Needs, Elizabeth J. Sandell, Deborah Weiland, Ranae Hanson, Mary Nelson, Meld Jan 1990

Meld Special Curriculum: Blending Information And Support For Parents Of Children With Special Needs, Elizabeth J. Sandell, Deborah Weiland, Ranae Hanson, Mary Nelson, Meld

Elementary and Literacy Education Faculty Publications

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The Parent Checklist For New Kindergarten Pupils: A Validation Study, Willis Glen Miller Jr. Jan 1990

The Parent Checklist For New Kindergarten Pupils: A Validation Study, Willis Glen Miller Jr.

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

State and federal guidelines for implementing programs for the gifted have required that placement into such programs being as early as kindergarten. In order to help determine whether a child was functioning significantly above age level on certain tasks through multiple sources, a checklist for parents was developed and validated.;The parent checklist was analyzed for reliability and validity. Analysis of pre-school scores on the instrument was also conducted to determine whether or not placement into programs for the gifted could be predicted from the results. Parental responses were also investigated in an effort to determine the reliability of parents ...