Tavolino 1 cultivating reading motivation in a middle school classroom using independent reading by nicole l tavolino fall 2012 a thesis or project submitted to the department of education and human development. Reading strategy, (2) independent reading time, (3) student conferences and (4) time for sharing the teacher provides direct instruction during a portion of the mini lesson by. More recently, in her article, independent reading and school achievement, cullinan (2000) reviewed the research on the effects of independent reading for the purpose of informing policy makers, curriculum developers, parents, teachers, and librarians about the importance of independent reading and programs that support it. An analysis of informal reading inventories for english language learners a dissertation by carmen ramirez boatright this dissertation meets the standards for scope.
Knowledge of reading content, and reading a digital text with or without embedded considerate video clips predict to digital reading comprehension in early elementary children independent t-tests determined similarities in treatment and control groups on four. University of south florida scholar commons graduate theses and dissertations graduate school 2008 qualitative analysis of teacher perceptions and use. Research supports that guided repeated readings and independent reading are beneficial because they improve fluency and develop comprehension this study explored if cd-rom storybooks can provide a practical alternative to independent reading practice for english language learners (ells. Subject catalog no description: term: psy 899: dissertation: fall 18: psy 711: health psy in later lif: fall 18: psy 601: quantitative & comp methods l: fall 18: psy 699.
The university of san francisco factors affecting the reading comprehension of secondary students with disabilities a dissertation presented to. Page 2 guidelines for independent study an independent study course is defined as an area of study or research necessitating a high level of self-directed learning. Independent reading, utilizing scholastic approved books, and computer based reading assessment scholastic reading inventory (sri) - sri was a computer-based read 180 20. A dominant theme was the extent to which teachers were concerned with preparing their students for the connecticut mastery test ^ with respect to students' independent reading time, one factor of the cstrs was designed to assess students' overall reading behaviors including time engaged in independent reading. The effectiveness of independent reading and self-selected texts on sarah elizabeth horne liberty university a dissertation presented in partial fulfillment.
A survey and analysis of middle school student voluntary independent reading behaviors by peter mcdougal a dissertation presented to the department of educational methodology. Summer ii/iii: independent reading and research, dissertation fall: independent reading and research, dissertation spring: independent reading and research, dissertation, cognitive psychology (1/2 semester), social-cognitive psychology (1/2 semester. Evaluation options for independent reading write a two to four page thesis driven critical essay examining a significant topic about your independent reading book.
What is guided reading guided reading is a instructional approach that involves a teacher working with a small group of readers during the lesson, the teacher provides a text that students can read with support, coaching the learners as they use problem-solving strategies to read the text. This will be your preliminary thesis d eg independent reading prompt 1 discuss one (1) particular theme of the piece in this discussion. Chapter seven research questions and hypotheses i nvestigators place signposts to carry the reader through a plan for a study the first signpost is the purpose statement, which establishes the. A dissertation is an extended piece of dissertation work which communicates the results of independent research help a university of your own choice ask if you can have a look at finished dissertations from your department to get an idea of how reading look and what they should contain.