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Unraveling Reading Comprehension free pdf What do we know about reading comprehension-and what do we need to know in order to improve it and help all students become confident readers? This urgently needed research volume is the only cohesive, up-to-date compendium of knowledge about the behavioral, neurobiological, and genetic components of reading comprehension. More than 40 top researchers from multiple disciplines present the latest findings on comprehension, addressing theory and science, effective instruction and intervention, and priorities for future research that will move the field forward. DISCOVER THE LATEST ON:

  • the trajectory of reading skill development
  • causes of comprehension problems during reading
  • ideal characteristics of effective reading comprehension assessments
  • new analytic techniques that examine individual differences in comprehension skills
  • groundbreaking behavioral genetics studies examining reading comprehension
  • distinctions between oral comprehension and reading comprehension
  • how various text types interact with the cognitive and neurobiological profiles of children with varying comprehension abilities
  • interventions for diverse learners who struggle with comprehension
  • intensive interventions for adolescents with dyslexia
  • About Laurie Cutting

    Suzanne M. Adlof, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of South Carolina, Williams Brice Building, 6th Floor, 1621 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29208. Dr. Adlofa s research examines developmental relationships between oral and written language skills in typically developing children and children with language and reading difficulties. The overarching goals of this research program are to improve the early identification of language and reading difficulties and to develop effective treatments to improve academic outcomes. Katinka Beker, MSc., Brain and Education Lab, Department of Education and Child Studies, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333 AK Leiden, the Netherlands. Ms. Beker works as a Ph.D. student under the supervision of Drs. Paul van den Broek and Linda van Leijenhorst in the Brain and Education Lab at the Department of Education and Child Studies at Leiden University and studies the development of cognitive processes that are involved in reading comprehension and learning from text. Sabrina L. Benedict, M.Ed., Peabody College of Education and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203. Ms. Benedict received a B.A. from Boston College and an M.Ed. in special education from the Peabody College of Education and Human Development, Vanderbilt University. As a graduate research assistant in Vanderbilta s Education and Brain Sciences Research Lab she implemented phonics interventions, helped develop a morphological reading assessment, and researched how it predicted decoding ability. She currently works as a special education high school teacher in Los Angeles. Allison Broadwater, B.A., Peabody College of Education and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203. Ms. Broadwater is currently pursuing her M.Ed. in child studies with a focus on cognitive development and education from the Peabody College of Education and Human Development, Vanderbilt University. She works as a research assistant in Vanderbilta s Education and Brain Sciences Research Lab, where she focuses on the behavioral assessment of reading ability in children. Scott S. Burns, M.S., Senior Research Imaging Specialist, Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University, PMB 40, 230 Appleton Place Nashville, TN 37203-5721. Mr. Scott oversees the MRI side of the Education and Brain Science Research Lab (EBRL). He is interested in developing automated methods for processing MR data to reduce human error, increase reliability, and ultimately improve the science produced by the EBRL. Kate Cain, Ph.D., Reader, Department of Psychology, Fylde College, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YF, UK. Dr. Caina s research focuses on the development of reading and listening comprehension in children and, in particular, how language skills, knowledge, and cognitive resources are related to reading and listening comprehension problems. Hugh W. Catts, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Speech-Language- Hearing, University of Kansas, 1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045. Dr. Catts is the past president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the International Dyslexia Association. His research focuses on the relationship between language and reading development and disorders. James A. Clinton, M.S., Department of Psychology, Northern Illinois University, Psychology-Computer Science Building, Room 400, DeKalb, IL 60015. Mr. Clinton is a doctoral candidate in the Cognitive and Instructional Psychology program at Northern Illinois University under the guidance of Joseph P. Magliano. His research interests focus on comprehension processes that differ between narr"

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    Author : Laurie Cutting
    Publisher : Brookes Publishing Company
    Data Published : 14 August 2013
    ISBN : 159857244X
    EAN : 9781598572445
    Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
    Number of Pages : 296 pages
    Age + : 15 years
    Language : English
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