Search results for author:"Leena Holopainen"
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Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research Vol. 46, No. 1 (2002) pp. 83–98
Developed a computer-based assessment of the use of beginning and end analogies based on clue syllables of five different syllable structures to examine the role of analogy in an orthographically regular language, Finnish. Results for 47 children...
Reading comprehension, word reading and spelling as predictors of school achievement and choice of secondary education
Learning and Instruction Vol. 18, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 201–210
The main aim of this study was to find out what kind of factor model of written language skills could be created on the basis of tests of reading accuracy and fluency, spelling and reading comprehension, and how the written language skills factor...
Maternal literacy teaching, causal attributions and children’s literacy skills in Finnish-speaking and language minority families
Riitta Sikiö; Leena Holopainen; Martti Siekkinen; Gintautas Silinskas; Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen; Jari-Erik Nurmi
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 77, No. 1 (2016) pp. 99–108
This study investigated the effect of mothers’ (language minority group mothers, LM, n=49, and Finnish speaking mothers, MP, n=368) literacy teaching at home, and mothers’ causal attributions of their children’s (mean age 11.48 years) literacy...