Kamhi, Alan

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The impact of different types of prior knowledge on science text comprehension 2012 2736 Science presents many challenging topics, and incorrect prior knowledge of them often interferes with learning. Research has demonstrated that refutation texts promote conceptual change learning by helping readers abandon scientific misconceptions. L...
The effect of short vowels on Arabic reading accuracy 2014 4458 Short vowels are believed to impact the reading accuracy of all types of readers in Arabic. Inconsistent findings were reported in previous research on the effect of short vowels on reading accuracy. The purpose of the present study was to investigat...
Adolescent writing in the content areas 2015 907 The purpose of this study was to document evidence of evolving disciplinary literacy in adolescents by examining 9th and 11th grade students' ability to shift writing styles for different disciplines. It was hypothesized that different language measu...
The influence of temperament and social skills on quality of friendship in students with and without learning disabilities 2015 1361 Many students with learning disabilities have difficulty establishing and maintaining high quality friendships (Bauminger, Edelsztein & Morash, 2005; Bryan, Wong & Donahue, 2002; Kavale & Forness, 1996). Many factors influence quality of friendship, ...
The effect of response format and presentation conditions on comprehension assessments for students with and without a reading disability 2017 647 Previous studies (Collins, 2015; Kennan & Meenan, 2014) have shown how variations in text and task factors and individual reader skills affect performance on reading comprehension assessments. The present study examined whether different presentation...
The impact of African American English on language proficiency in adolescent speakers 2015 1256 The purpose of the current research was to investigate the relationship between AAE, complex syntax, and lexical diversity in adolescent African American English speaking students in spoken and written language. Previous studies (Craig & Washington, ...
The Impacts of Dialogic Reading on 2-4 Year Olds and Their Awareness to Print 2023 55 Purpose: In this study, we questioned whether dialogic reading would improve preschool children’s print awareness. Method: Participants were 10 parents with preschool children who were interested in learning how to better engage their children in rea...
North Carolina education professionals' linguistic knowledge and instructional and collaborative practices in the area of spelling 2020 112 Previous studies (e.g., Daffern & Critten, 2019; Fresch, 2003; Moats, 1994; Reid Lyon & Weiser, 2009) have indicated that Speech-language Pathologists (SLPs), Regular Educators (REs), and Special Educators (SEs) have below average linguistic knowledg...