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Large-Scale Randomized Controlled Trial with 4th Graders Using Intelligent Tutoring of the Structure Strategy to Improve Nonfiction Reading Comprehension
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 60, No. 6 (December 2012) pp. 987–1013
Reading comprehension is a challenge for K-12 learners and adults. Nonfiction texts, such as expository texts that inform and explain, are particularly challenging and vital for students' understanding because of their frequent use in formal...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 2228–2232
The Structure Strategy is a well-researched approach that improves reading comprehension of young and old. The National Reading Panel has recommended the Structure Strategy as one approach that should be used to improve reading comprehension in...
Improving Content Area Reading Comprehension with 4-6th Grade Spanish ELLs Using Web-Based Structure Strategy Instruction
International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA) 2014 (October 2014)
Reading in the content areas of science, social studies, and current events is a difficult task that is even more elusive to Spanish speaking English language learners. There is a huge increase in children transitioning from their L1 (e.g., Spanish) ...
Individualizing a Web-Based Structure Strategy Intervention for Fifth Graders' Comprehension of Nonfiction
Journal of Educational Psychology Vol. 103, No. 1 (February 2011) pp. 140–168
In the study, we investigated effects of 2 different versions of a web-based tutoring system to provide 5th-grade students with strategy instruction about text structure, which was an intervention to improve reading comprehension. The design feature ...
Effects of Structure Strategy Instruction Delivered to Fifth-Grade Children Using the Internet with and without the Aid of Older Adult Tutors
Bonnie J. F. Meyer; Wendy Middlemiss; Elena Theodorou; Kristen L. Brezinski; Janet McDougall; Brendan J. Bartlett
Journal of Educational Psychology Vol. 94, No. 3 (2002) pp. 486–519
Assesses the impact of using the structure strategy as a base for an intergenerational Internet tutoring program in which older adults provided Internet-based tutoring for 5th-grade students. Both tutors and children in the structure strategy group...
Evidence of an Intelligent Tutoring System as a Mindtool to Promote Strategic Memory of Expository Texts and Comprehension with Children in Grades 4 and 5
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 55, No. 7 (2017) pp. 1022–1048
Reading and comprehending content area texts require learners to effectively select and encode with hierarchically strategic memory structures in order to combine new information with prior knowledge. Unfortunately, evidence from state and national...
Improving Content Area Reading Comprehension of Spanish Speaking English Learners in Grades 4 and 5 Using Web-Based Text Structure Instruction
Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal Vol. 31, No. 9 (2018) pp. 1969–1996
Reading and comprehending content area texts is important for academic and professional success as well as life skills necessary to maintain good health and quality lifestyle. Spanish speaking English language learners have shown poor performance on ...
Web-Based Tutoring of the Structure Strategy with or without Elaborated Feedback or Choice for Fifth- and Seventh-Grade Readers
Bonnie J. F. Meyer; Kay Wijekumar; Wendy Middlemiss; Kelli Higley; Pui-Wa Lei; Catherine Meier; James Spielvogel
Reading Research Quarterly Vol. 45, No. 1 (2010) pp. 62–92
This study investigated the effects of different versions of Web-based instruction focused on text structure on fifth- and seventh-grade students' reading comprehension. Stratified random assignment was employed in a two-factor experiment embedded...
Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial Examining Intelligent Tutoring of Structure Strategy for Fifth-Grade Readers
Kausalai Wijekumar; Bonnie J. F. Meyer; Pui-Wa Lei; Yu-Chu Lin; Lori A. Johnson; James A. Spielvogel; Kathryn M. Shurmatz; Melissa Ray; Michael Cook
Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness Vol. 7, No. 4 (2014) pp. 331–357
This article reports on a large scale randomized controlled trial to study the efficacy of a web-based intelligent tutoring system for the structure strategy designed to improve content area reading comprehension. The research was conducted with 128 ...