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Welsch, Richard G. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2007
This study assessed the efficacy of experimental analysis for determining a best intervention program for improving oral reading fluency for students with learning disabilities. Following a two-session baseline condition, four treatments to increase reading fluency (repeated reading, listening passage preview, repeated reading with easier…
Descriptors: Intervention, Reading Fluency, Oral Reading, Reading Instruction
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Calhoon, Mary Beth; Al Otaiba, Stephanie; Cihak, David; King, Amber; Avalos, Annalise – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2007
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of a supplemental peer-mediated reading program on reading achievement of first graders (N = 76) in a two-way bilingual immersion (TWBI) program. Nearly 80% of students were Hispanic; of these, 24 were identified as English language learners (ELLs). Classrooms were randomly assigned to…
Descriptors: Intervention, Reading Fluency, Reading Skills, Reading Programs
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Kamps, Debra; Abbott, Mary; Greenwood, Charles; Arreaga-Mayer, Carmen; Wills, Howard; Longstaff, Jennifer; Culpepper, Michelle; Walton, Cheryl – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2007
This experimental/comparison study of secondary-level, small-group instruction included 318 first- and second-grade students (170 ELL and 148 English-only) from six elementary schools. All schools served high numbers of ELL students with varying school SES in urban and suburban communities. Experimental schools implemented a three-tier model of…
Descriptors: Small Group Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Experimental Schools, Intervention
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Weinstein, Gloria; Cooke, Nancy L. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1992
A study involving four male beginning readers with learning disabilities compared the effects on gains in fluency of two types of mastery criteria. One required students to reread a passage until they demonstrated 3 successive improvements; the other required rereading until 90 correct words per minute were reached. Both were successful;…
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Generalization, Intervention, Language Fluency