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Wanzek, Jeanne; Petscher, Yaacov; Al Otaiba, Stephanie; Donegan, Rachel E. – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2019
This study examined and quantified the maintenance of reading comprehension effects from a 4th-grade intervention for students with reading difficulties across the summer into the fall of 5th grade. We randomly assigned 4th-grade students with reading comprehension difficulties to a multicomponent reading intervention (Passport) or to typical…
Descriptors: Retention (Psychology), Outcomes of Education, Elementary School Students, Grade 4
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Uribe, Samantha N. – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2019
This mixed-methods study investigated elementary teachers' perceptions of curriculum-based readers theatre (CBRT) as a relevant approach for teaching English language learners (ELLs). I collected quantitative survey data from teachers who worked at the school with the largest population of ELLs in a large Florida school district. The survey…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods
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Zhang, Hanmu; Zhang, Hanmu – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
Since understanding reading assignments is important to succeeding in school, improving the way that text is arranged in books would be an efficient way to help students better understand the material and perform well on tests. In this study, we asked students to read two original and two rearranged historical passages, in which rephrased…
Descriptors: Test Items, Textbook Preparation, Retention (Psychology), Recall (Psychology)
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Sheridan, Robert; Tanaka, Kathryn M.; Hogg, Nicholas – TESL-EJ, 2019
Analysis of the different methods of teaching English has become increasingly important as the subject of global Englishes receives greater attention. In Asia, more educators have been using textbooks that are culturally specific in their design; however, a limited number of studies have been conducted that demonstrate their practical efficacy.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Knight, Jennifer A.; Justesen, Hilary A. – Reading Teacher, 2018
Comprehension is the overall goal of reading. One approach to help students increase their comprehension is to discuss a text in small-group settings. Yet, many students struggle to fully engage in meaningful discussions within these groups. Students' ability to retain and share what they read is one reason for this lack of discussion. Teaching…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Group Discussion
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Chang, Anna C-S; Hu, Hsueh-chao Marcella – TESL-EJ, 2018
This study investigates 62 EFL young adults' vocabulary learning rates immediately after reading ten graded readers, and their vocabulary decay rates after a three-month period. The participants were divided into two relative levels: higher (n = 31) and lower (n = 31). One hundred target words were semi-randomly selected from the reading texts and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Yang, Huiyu – Frontiers of Education in China, 2018
The purpose of this quasi-experimental study is to examine whether attention cueing benefits learners of ancient Egyptian culture using mobile-assisted instrumentation. A self-regulatory, mobile phone based set of visualizations depicting ancient Egyptian culture served as the primary instrument. A total of 50 learners of English as a foreign…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attention, Cues, Second Language Learning
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Wang, Xiao-lei; Plotka, Raquel – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2018
Idiom comprehension and production reflect a child's language competence. Research suggests that there is a positive relationship between children's reading comprehension skills and their idiom understanding. This study examines whether adult verbal scaffolding, in conjunction with the deliberate use of iconic gestures, can facilitate young…
Descriptors: Chinese, Bilingualism, Experimental Groups, English (Second Language)
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Eftekhari, Maryam; Sotoudehnama, Elaheh – ReCALL, 2018
Compared to traditional pen-and-paper presentation of information, computer-assisted argument mapping seems to be more efficient in developing lower order thinking skills such as memory and comprehension. The present study investigated the impact of argument map construction and reading via computer versus pen and paper on English as a foreign…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Persuasive Discourse, Concept Mapping, Reading Comprehension
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Kili├žkaya, Ferit – Online Submission, 2018
Cloze procedure is a technique generally used to assess learners' reading comprehension by deleting words based on a criterion. Learners are then asked to supply the omitted words to complete the sentences as they read the text, guessing the words that may be inserted based on the context. Cloze procedure can also be used to assess, recycle, and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development
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Warren, Paul; Boers, Frank; Grimshaw, Gina; Siyanova-Chanturia, Anna – Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 2018
A reading experiment combining online and offline data evaluates the effect on second language learners' reading behaviors and lexical uptake of three gloss types designed to clarify word meaning. These are (a) textual definition, (b) textual definition accompanied by picture, and (c) picture only. We recorded eye movements while intermediate…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Reading Processes, Reading Comprehension, Eye Movements
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Abdulmajeed, Rufaidah Kamal; Hameed, Sarab Khalil – English Language Teaching, 2017
Teachers who teach a new language grammar do not usually have the time and the proper situation to introduce humour when starting a new topic in grammar. There are many different opinions about teaching grammar. Many teachers seem to believe in the importance of grammar lessons devoted to a study of language rules and practical exercises. Other…
Descriptors: Humor, Grammar, Teaching Methods, Retention (Psychology)
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Dowling, Carey Bernini – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2017
This study set out to replicate and extend research on students' reading compliance and examine the impact of daily quizzing methodology on students' reading compliance and retention. 98 students in two sections of Abnormal Psychology participated (mean age = 21.5, SD = 3.35; 72.4% Caucasian). Using a multiple baseline quasi-experimental design…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Psychopathology, Evaluation Methods, Testing
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Boers, Frank; Warren, Paul; Grimshaw, Gina; Siyanova-Chanturia, Anna – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2017
Several research articles published in the realm of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) have reported evidence of the benefits of multimodal annotations, i.e. the provision of pictorial as well as verbal clarifications, for vocabulary uptake from reading. Almost invariably, these publications account for the observed benefits with reference…
Descriptors: Adults, Foreign Students, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Ender, Andrea – Applied Linguistics, 2016
Studies on vocabulary acquisition in second language learning have revealed that a large amount of vocabulary is learned without an overt intention, in other words, incidentally. This article investigates the relevance of different lexical processing strategies for vocabulary acquisition when reading a text for comprehension among 24 advanced…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Cognitive Processes, Language Acquisition, Incidental Learning
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