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Vaughn, Sharon; Roberts, Greg; Swanson, Elizabeth A.; Wanzek, Jeanne; Fall, Anna-Mária; Stillman-Spisak, Stephanie J. – Educational Psychology Review, 2015
This study aimed to replicate findings that demonstrated impact on students' reading comprehension and social studies content learning. Using a randomized control trial, intervention, and outcome measures, this study was replicated in 85 8th-grade social studies classes with 19 teachers. Teachers were provided professional development on…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Social Studies, Reading Comprehension, Grade 8
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Roberts, Greg; Scammacca, Nancy; Osman, David J.; Hall, Colby; Mohammed, Sarojani S.; Vaughn, Sharon – Educational Psychology Review, 2014
Promoting Acceleration of Comprehension and Content through Text (PACT) and similar team-based models directly engage and support students in learning situations that require cognitive elaboration as part of the processing of new information. Elaboration is subject to metacognitive control, as well (Karpicke, "Journal of Experimental…
Descriptors: Metacognition, History Instruction, Recall (Psychology), Correlation
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Fogarty, Melissa; Oslund, Eric; Simmons, Deborah; Davis, John; Simmons, Leslie; Anderson, Leah; Clemens, Nathan; Roberts, Greg – Educational Psychology Review, 2014
In this experimental study, we examined the effects of a multicomponent reading comprehension intervention in sixth- to eighth-grade English language arts classes with a focus on factors to enhance treatment implementation. We tested the contribution of a theoretically derived fidelity framework that included adherence, quality, dosage, program…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Intervention, Fidelity, Factor Analysis