Effects of reading comprehension and fluency abilities on the n400 event- related potential by annie hirt nelson a dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy department of childhood education and literacy studies college of education. Improving reading fluency and comprehension in intermediate l2 japanese learners traci tomi andreason a thesis submitted to the faculty of brigham young university in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of arts j paul warnick, chair robert erickson masakazu watabe. Dissertation abstract factors that affect the reading comprehension of secondary students with disabilities thirty-million americans are considered functionally illiterate and are unable to complete job applications or understand health care forms fifty-seven percent of adults with disabilities believe that. Anderson, susan d supporting reading comprehension of at-risk pre-adolescent readers through the use of text-to-speech technology paired with strategic instruction phd thesis, university of kansas view abstract add to collection. Knows what skills and strategies are necessary and appropriate for the type of text and understands how to apply them to accomplish the reading process and reach high degree of comprehension and retention as explored in the four chapters of the paper, several approaches, methods and models have been developed. Preface this thesis is written to complete my master pedagogical sciences at utrecht university in this study i focused on reading comprehension and its underlying mechanisms in children with and without dyslexia a recommendation in my bachelor thesis was to conduct further research on the basis of reading. Abstract thesis: reading comprehension programme and/or course: master i fremmedspråk i skolen, fordypning i engelsk level: semester/year: spring 2016 supervisors: eva lambertsson björk and kåre solfjeld examiner: report no: keywords: reading comprehension, reading strategies purpose: developing reading. Improving reading comprehension for saudi students by using the reading aloud strategy by mohammed alshehri a master's thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of science in education curriculum and instruction in inclusive education.
Understanding reading comprehension performance in high school students by bozena kwiatkowska-white a dissertation submitted to the faculty of education in conformity with the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy queen's university kingston, ontario, canada august, 2012. While reading comprehension is an integral part of english language teaching, it should aim to equip students with basic strategies to help them construct meaning from english texts however, through my personal experiences at different levels as an english teacher and from the evidences of the reconnaissance of this. Esra banu arpacıoğlu has read the thesis of the student the committee has decided that the thesis of the student is satisfactory thesis title: the effect of combined strategy instruction on reading comprehension thesis advisor: asst prof dr jodee walters bilkent university, ma tefl program committee members. The research reported in this thesis investigated the reading comprehension and metalinguistic abilities of pre-service teachers, and conducted two interventions within this population the first intervention focussed on improving the reading comprehension of individuals who presented with difficulties understanding written.
Reading comprehension component processes in early adolescence jennifer grace cromley, doctor of philosophy, 2005 dissertation directed by: assistant professor roger azevedo department of human development a significant proportion of american high school students struggle with reading. Extensive reading: an empirical study of its effects on efl thai students' reading comprehension, reading fluency and attitudes tamrackitkun, k 2010, extensive reading: an empirical study of its effects on efl thai students' reading comprehension, reading fluency and attitudes , phd thesis, university of.
Although the importance of reading comprehension is generally recognized, a better understanding of the factors influencing measurement of reading this thesis is part of the collection entitled: unt theses and dissertations and was provided by unt libraries to digital library, a digital repository hosted. Reading comprehension and reading strategies graduate degreemajor: ms education research advisor: dr amy carole schlieve monthnear: december, 2005 number of pages: 53 style manual used: american psychological association, sth edition abstract it was hypothesized that students who use reading.
Developing an arts-integrated narrative reading comprehension program for less proficient grade 3 and 4 students kari-lynn winters thesis presented in partial fulfillment of the degree of masters of arts department of language and literacy in education university of british columbia march 2004 thesis committee. The development of core academic language and reading comprehension in pre-adolescent and adolescent learners emily c phillips galloway ad hoc committee paola uccelli, chair nonie lesaux catherine snow a thesis presented to the faculty of the graduate school of education of harvard university. The aim of this study was to examine the reading strategies used by grade 11 english second language (esl) learners and the possible effects of reading instruction on their reading comprehension and strategy awareness a quasi- experimental pre-test and post-test control group design was used the participants.
Abstract increasing reading comprehension is a vital skill to improving general reading skills teachers can incorporate the specific reading comprehension strategies of 5 finger retell and fluency checks we worked with elementary aged students from average 4th grade and kindergarten classrooms and a. (2017) the effects of reading strategies instruction on reading comprehension of students of legal english phd thesis filozofski fakultet u zagrebu so much so that we can read about learning strategies and learner strategies as well as about reading strategies and comprehension strategies. Enhancing english reading comprehension through a text structure reading strategy call program dentisak dorkchandra a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy in english language studies suranaree university of.
Huiling diona zheng (dedpsy thesis) 1 thesis evidence-based practices: reading comprehension instruction and teacher self-efficacy huiling diona zheng institute of education, university of london dedpsy (doctorate in professional educational, child and adolescent psychology) 2011 – 2014. How teachers teach and readers read developing reading comprehension in english in norwegian upper secondary school lisbeth m brevik thesis submitted for the degree of philosophiae doctor department of teacher education and school research faculty of educational sciences university of oslo 2015. 2 this thesis aims to further the understanding of the relationship between reading comprehension and adhd it poses the following questions: 1) what is the relationship between reading comprehension and word reading skills (ie, decoding and fluency), spelling and oral vocabulary knowledge in adolescents with and. After collecting data for this research, we would analyze them quantitatively and qualitatively to understand the issue under study ie the importance of using reading strategies to achieve comprehension in reading 5 structure of the dissertation the present research will be basically divided into three main chapters.