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Journal of Research in Reading

2000 Volume 23, Number 2

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Number of articles: 8

  1. From Assimilation to Accommodation: A Developmental Framework for Integrating Digital Technologies into Literacy Research and Instruction

    David Reinking, Linda Labbo & Michael McKenna

    Presents a developmental framework for interpreting and understanding how new digital technologies have been integrated into literacy instruction and research and how they might be integrated in... More

    pp. 110-22

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  2. The Literacy Curriculum and Use of an Integrated Learning System

    Larry Miller, Jillian DeJean & Rebecca Miller

    Describes one aspect of a year-long study of primary level teacher's and children's use of the language arts component of SuccessMaker, an Integrated Learning System (ILS). Documents areas where... More

    pp. 123-35

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  3. A Comparison of Two Types of Computer Support for Reading Development

    Jean Underwood

    Presents evidence of learning outcomes in reading from the use of software incorporating two very different styles of learning, structured sub-skills tutoring (using an Integrated Learning System) ... More

    pp. 136-48

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  4. Exploring the Effects of Talking Book Software in UK Primary Classrooms

    Cathy Lewin

    Reports on an exploratory study concerning the effectiveness of specific design features in talking book software. Considers how talking book software has the potential to complement current... More

    pp. 149-57

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  5. Computer-based Cognitive Assessment and the Development of Reading

    Chris Singleton, Kevin Thomas & Joanna Horne

    Reports on a longitudinal study using the computer-based cognitive assessment system CoPS, and considers the applicability of this system in the early identification of cognitive strengths and... More

    pp. 158-80

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  6. Computer-Assisted Learning To Read and Spell: Results from Two Pilot Studies

    Victor van Daal & Pieter Reitsma

    Notes that multimedia computer programs may provide promising opportunities for the training of initial reading and spelling skills. Examines a recently-developed program's efficacy and impact on... More

    pp. 181-93

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  7. Evaluation of a Computer-based Reading Intervention in Infant and Junior Schools

    Roderick Nicolson, Angela Fawcett & Margaret Nicolson

    Present studies using the RITA (Readers' Interactive Teaching Assistant) computer-based literacy support system. Notes that the RITA system assists, rather than replaces, the teacher in providing... More

    pp. 194-209

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  8. Screen Design for Children's Reading: Some Key Issues

    Sue Walker & Linda Reynolds

    Draws attention to design issues that are likely to affect the way that children interact with screen-based information texts. Presents information based on the findings of the Interactive... More

    pp. 224-34

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