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(Psychological and Social) Factors Influencing the Educational Outcomes of North Korean Students in South Korean SchoolsDownload
This dissertation includes two studies. The first study investigated the relationship between psychological factors related to linguistic differences and reading outcomes among North Korean students in South Korea. Specifically, the study assessed if North and South Korean children studying in...
A Hierarchical Linear Modelling Analysis of Ecological Predictors of Academic Achievement of Refugee Students in KenyaDownload
Refugee children experience significant challenges in their schooling that can lead to poor performance and dropping out of school. To date, no study has examined what factors predict academic achievement of refugee youth in schools in low-income countries that host most of the world’s refugee...
A parent involvement intervention with elementary school students: the effectiveness of parent tutoring on reading achievementDownload
This study evaluated an intervention that integrated explicit instruction of word recognition strategies within a home tutoring program. A randomized controlled trial paradigm was used to study the efficacy of the parent-tutoring program Paired Reading (PR; Topping, 2001) and an experimental...
EXAMINATION OF THE METHODOLOGICAL QUALITY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF SINGLE-CASE STUDIES ON SOCIAL SKILLS INTERVENTIONS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERSDownload
This dissertation includes three studies investigating the methodological quality and treatment effectiveness of single-case research on social skills interventions for children with autism spectrum disorders. Study One developed a list of quality indicators that can be used to examine...
This thesis consists of three separate papers broadly examining how different environmental and child variables affect language and literacy acquisition in two or more orthographies. The first paper is a quantitative meta-analysis of studies that have examined the effects of shared book reading...
Examining Resilience among University Students with Reading Difficulties Using Internal and External Protective FactorsDownload
This dissertation consists of three papers investigating the impact of intrapersonal and interpersonal factors on life satisfaction and academic achievement of adults with reading difficulty (RD). Participants were university students or recent graduates. The first paper examines the impact of...
Many roads to success: How high functioning adults with phonological difficulties achieve word reading successDownload
This dissertation examines the word reading skills of high-functioning adults with reading difficulties (HFRDs) in a sample of 145 college HFRDs who reported childhood or current reading difficulties and 70 controls. In the first part of this three-part study, the HFRDs were further categorized...
Validity of Simple View of Reading for Predicting Reading Comprehension in Children with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure (PAE) and those with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)Download
This study examined the validity of Gough and Tunmer’s (1986) Simple View of Reading (SVR) model for predicting reading comprehension in children identified as having prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE; n = 36) and those having Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD; n = 45). In addition to decoding...