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The Psychology of Reading and Spelling with Special Reference to Disability Volume 129 (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
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The Psychology of Reading and Spelling with Special Reference to Disability Volume 129 (Paperback): Arthur Irving Gates

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Arthur Irving Gates

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 Excerpt: ...The score on the Stanford test is fair evidence of this ability, and in cases of doubt the achievement on particular oral problems in that examination were studied. 4. Correlations Between Vocabulary, Reading And Other Tests In The Higher Grades In order to discover whether the relations between the various vocabulary and reading tests found among pupils just beginning to read are similar to those among pupils whose reading habits are fairly well established, the correlations shown in Table XX were computed. TABLE XX Correlations Between Variables As Indicated By Headings. N = 40 Pupils Of Grades VII And VIII The correlation between the two visual vocabulary tests (0.82) is the same as that found in the lower grades (See Table XIX). The correlations between the visual vocabulary tests and reading are lower in the upper grades; about 0.54 as compared to 0.65 for the Burgess, and 0.46 as compared to 0.68 for the Thorndike-McCall. Correlations of vocabulary tests with spelling are slightly less than 0.5 for both groups. Correlations of the vocabulary tests with spelling, ability to detect small differences between pairs of words, and proof-reading, are also included in Table XX to show the substantial correlations that obtain between this wide variety of abilities in dealing with verbal material. 5. Summary The main conclusions from this section are: 1. The Thorndike-McCall Reading Scale measures power of comprehension relatively freed of the mechanical factors involved in reading. Other reading tests (Brown, Burgess, Courtis, Monroe) seem to be measures of rate rather than depth of comprehension. 2. The correlation between rate and power of comprehension, as represented by the Burgess and Thorndike-McCall tests, respectively, is about 0.5. 3. Where reading ab...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Arthur Irving Gates
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-99776-7
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Education
Books > Social sciences > Education > General
LSN: 1-130-99776-6
Barcode: 9781130997767

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