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Cavalli, Eddy; Duncan, Lynne G.; Elbro, Carsten; El Ahmadi, Abdessadek; Colé, Pascale – Annals of Dyslexia, 2017
A phonological deficit constitutes a primary cause of developmental dyslexia, which persists into adulthood and can explain some aspects of their reading impairment. Nevertheless, some dyslexic adults successfully manage to study at university level, although very little is currently known about how they achieve this. The present study…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Reading Skills, Phonological Awareness, Morphology (Languages)
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Kahn-Horwitz, Janina – Annals of Dyslexia, 2016
This quasi-experimental study adds to the small existing literature on orthographic-related teacher knowledge in an English as a foreign language (EFL) context. The study examined the impact of a course on English orthography on predominantly non-native-speaking EFL preservice and inservice teachers' orthographic content knowledge, and the extent…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Dyslexia, English (Second Language), Preservice Teachers
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Martinussen, Rhonda; Ferrari, Julia; Aitken, Madison; Willows, Dale – Annals of Dyslexia, 2015
This study examined the relations among perceived and actual knowledge of phonemic awareness (PA), exposure to PA instruction during practicum, and self-efficacy for teaching PA in a sample of 54 teacher candidates (TCs) enrolled in a 1-year Bachelor of Education program in a Canadian university. It also assessed the effects of a brief…
Descriptors: Phonemic Awareness, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students
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Du, Wenchong; Kelly, Steve W. – Annals of Dyslexia, 2013
The present study examines implicit sequence learning in adult dyslexics with a focus on comparing sequence transitions with different statistical complexities. Learning of a 12-item deterministic sequence was assessed in 12 dyslexic and 12 non-dyslexic university students. Both groups showed equivalent standard reaction time increments when the…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Reaction Time, College Students, Correlation
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Sperling, Anne J.; Lu, Zhong-Lin; Manis, Franklin R. – Annals of Dyslexia, 2004
We investigated the relationship between reading and explicit and implicit categorical learning by comparing university students with poor reading to students with normal reading abilities on two categorical learning tasks. One categorical learning task involved sorting simple geometric shapes into two groups according to a unidimensional rule.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Reading Processes, Comparative Analysis, College Students