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Hagen, Åste M. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim of the current study is to determine what language activities Norwegian preschool children took part in, and to examine whether these language activities predict children's language comprehension. We tested children (n = 134) with language measures at age 4/5 and age 5/6 and interviewed their teachers (n = 71) about the kinds of language…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Vocabulary Development, Language Processing, Learning Activities
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Ottem, Ernst – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2002
Studied the complementary nature of Illinois Test of Psycholingusitic Abilities (ITPA) and Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children Revised (WISC-R) in a sample of 60 language-impaired children. Results suggest that the ITPA is more sensitive to differences in children's verbal and performance abilities than the WISC-R. (SLD)
Descriptors: Children, Intelligence Tests, Language Impairments, Test Use
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Hagtvet, Knut A.; Hagtvet, Bente E. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1990
The discriminant validity of two subscales of the Reynell Developmental Language Scales (RDLS) was investigated using data from 225 children given the RDLS at age 4 and the Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities at age 5. Results support the hypothesis; the RDLS scales measure distinct but correlated language abilities. (SLD)
Descriptors: Comprehension, Construct Validity, Discriminant Analysis, Expressive Language