reading” (p. 283). They continue to explain “the assessments should be sufficiently sensitive to
small changes in the student’s reading performance” (Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 283). Besides
indicating student growth, progress monitoring...
The I-Text Distance Learning System 4
via thumb drive. An entire course can be distributed in one, self-contained document. Below is a list of
components that can be incorporated into an I-Text:
1. Communication Console – The main drawback of...
U.S. Embassy 23
Similar to Dr. Challis’s course format, Dr. Heuett allows students to choose their
own speech topic. Having the fortunate opportunity to attend speeches that have
impacted and changed me, I was determined to set the bar for my...
The final question asked of the student participants as part of the study was what they feel
their level of learning was with regard to their service experience. These results can be found in
Table 9 below.
Level of learning with regard...
All dressed up and no place
Beth can't take it.
Ora and Vergie.
And who's little boy are you?
Someone had an idea —
that's Weber on the bot-tom.
It must be a posed picture.
Push! Mr. Wright—Push!
The Xi Lambda line up.
The participants took the DRP first. They were given the same instructions: read the text selection and select the word that fits best and makes the most meaning in the sentence/paragraph. To complete the test, they were given...
The purpose of this study was to discover the involvement of college students in service
and explore the enhancement of their learning because of refection, the reason for their choice
for service sites, and whether their...
All students were given the same DRP test, which was standard for all groups. As can be seen in Table 4.6 (pg 37), 10 of 12 students (83%) scored above a 9th grade level for reading comprehension, with half of the students scoring just above the...
3. The students’ motivation and amount of time dedicated to service both impact the level of
learning for that student.
In this chapter, the discussions of the research findings are presented as an overview of
the findings with regard to each...
time, the students did show varying rates of progress when it came to specific target skills (West,
Denton, & Reaney, 2000).
A significant factor in student achievement is socioeconomic status. Low-income
students have a higher probability of...
OFFICERS AND INSTRUCTORS.
JOSEPH T. KINGSBURY,
Student in University of Utah, 1872-1875; Student in Cornell University in 1876 and in 1877; Ph. B., 1891, A. M., 1892, Ph. D., 1894, Illinois Wesleyan University; D. Sc. (honorary),...
Students Who Benefit from RTI
Kamps et al. (2007) compared the effects of English language learners (ELL) receiving
Tier 2 interventions to ELL students being taught using a balanced literacy approach to reading.
The study found students...
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Table 1 - Results of Student Survey (n = 15)
BB Vista Better Both the Same I-Text Better
Feedback 1 12 2
Navigation 6 5 4
Easier to Understand 4 8 3
Easier in General 4 7 4
self-reported as being a good reader, reading between 30 minutes to one hour a day. The other student who scored on a 5.8 grade equivalent level on the DRP also highly agreed with the results of the test at 9 out of 10 and reported being a good...
sites? Here again, important factors for practical use is evident ranging from potential for
impact, the type of project suited to the audience and match of skill with the project. The male
participants tended to chose sites where they felt that...
Fantuzzo et al., 2005; Mead, 2008). Caucasian and Asian children demonstrated higher levels of
skill in reading (Al Otaiba, Kosanovich-Grek, Torgesen, Hassler, & Wahl). Research by
Fantuzzo et al. concluded “African American, Hispanic, and...