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Journal of Experimental Child Psychology Vol. 49, No. 1 (1990) pp. 1–19
Three experiments with 20 first grade students concerned possible benefits of onset-rime segmentation for reading instruction of children. In all experiments, onset-rime segmentation proved more helpful than postvowel segmentation in short-term...
Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice Vol. 8, No. 3 (1989) pp. 5–10
Research dealing with the administration of tests via computer is reviewed. Several issues related to computerized testing are discussed, and areas in need of additional research are identified. The focus is on education-related ability and...
Topics in Language Disorders Vol. 25, No. 1 (2005)
This article discusses the main purposes of reading comprehension assessment and identifies the key features of good assessment. The article also identifies pitfalls that clinicians and educators should avoid to conduct valid assessments of reading...
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development Vol. 23, No. 1 (1990) pp. 3–10
Discusses the unique advantages provided by computer-based (CB) testing. Describes the various forms of CB tests used in higher education and the variety of testing applications of computers in colleges and universities. Presents psychometric issues ...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 12, No. 3 (1994) pp. 207–20
This paper describes studies at the University of Colorado, where children with reading problems read stories/books on talking computers using DECtalk. Supported by accurate word feedback, the children's word recognition and phonological decoding...
Annals of Dyslexia Vol. 45 (1995) pp. 99–122
Elementary students (n=105) with problems in word recognition were given computer-assisted instruction involving either only reading words in context, or reading words in context and completing exercises involving individual words (to increase their ...
Computer-Based Remedial Training in Phoneme Awareness and Phonological Decoding: Effects on the Posttraining Development of Word Recognition
Scientific Studies of Reading Vol. 1, No. 3 (1997) pp. 235–53
Reports results from one- and two-year follow-up tests for children with reading problems who had previously received 25 hours of training in one of two computer-based remediation programs. Finds children initially trained in phonological skills...
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology Vol. 77, No. 3 (2000) pp. 197–235
Compared effects of a computer-assisted remedial reading program providing speech-supported reading in context with or without explicit phonological training. Found that phonologically trained second to fifth graders gained more in phonological...