Comprehending reading comprehension
Tyrone Brown, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States
California State University, Dominguez Hills . Awarded
This study evaluates whether the use of computer instructional software written by the researcher has an impact on student achievement. This software created by the author was tested on a group of twenty-four fifth grade students to demonstrate the efficacy of its use. The question addressed is whether a computer tutorial program on Literal, Inferential, and Evaluative comprehension skills increases fifth grade students' comprehension skills in these areas.
The fifth grade students were given a pretest prior to working with the software, and then used the software program for a period of one month practicing Literal, Inferential, and Evaluative comprehension skills. After the one month period ended, a posttest was given to measure their improvement. Results from the study showed that there was improvement in the students' reading comprehension skills.
Brown, T. Comprehending reading comprehension. Master's thesis, California State University, Dominguez Hills.
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