Search for dissertations about: "phonological awareness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words phonological awareness.

  1. 1. Dyslexics' phonological processing in relation to speech perception

    Author : Michael Gruber; Åke Olofsson; Peter Juslin; Maria Mody; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Dyslexia; speech perception; phonological representations; reading acquisition; sine wave speech; phonological deficit hypothesis; phonological awareness; phonological processing; orthographic processing; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to investigate phonological processing skills in dyslexic children and adults and their relation to speech perception. Dyslexia can be studied at various levels: at a biological, cognitive and an environmental level. This thesis mainly looks at environmental and cognitive factors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Second language acquisition in 6- to 8-year-old native Spanish-speaking children : ERP studies of phonological awareness, semantics, and syntax

    Author : Annika Andersson; Helen J. Neville; Edward Vogel; Ulrich Mayr; Eric Pederson; USA University of Oregon; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ERP; L2; language development; Semantics; phonological awareness; syntax; children 3-8 years of age ; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Most people in the world and about a fifth of all school-aged Americans speak at least two languages. Nevertheless, little is known about second language (L2) processing in development, even though language proficiency is strongly related to success in almost all domains. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sounds of silence : Phonological awareness and written language in children with and without speech

    Author : Janna Ferreira; Jerker Rönnberg; Åsa Wengelin; Stefan Gustafson; Annika Dahlgren Sandberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; phonological awareness; intervention; motor speech impairment; reading impairment; reading; spelling; literacy; läshandikapp; läsning; stavning; läs- och skrivförmåga; fonologisk medvetenhet; intervention; talhandikapp; Disability research; Handikappsforskning;

    Abstract : Avhandlingens övergripande syfte var att undersöka fonologisk medvetenhet och skriftspråklig förmåga hos talande eller icke-talande barn, med lässvårigheter eller motoriska talsvårigheter. De huvudsakliga fynden i denna avhandling var: (1) För barn med lässvårigheter som befinner sig på en tidig nivå i sin läsutveckling bör intervention kring läs- och skrivförmågor fokusera på barnets svaghet snarare än styrkan vad gäller ordavkodning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Phonemic awareness and learning to read : a longitudinal and quasi-experimental study

    Author : Åke Olofsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Phonemic Awareness; Phonemic Awareness Training; Reading Acquisition; Causal Modeling; Reading Readiness; Metaphonology;

    Abstract : Phonemic awareness is the ability to attend to the formal, phonetic or phonemic, aspects of spoken language. Skill in analysis of speech sounds and synthesis of phonetic segments into real words has often been found to correlate with success in reading acquisition. READ MORE

  5. 5. Phonological Awareness and Memory in Children with Severe Speech and

    Author : Maria Larsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
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    Abstract : Children with severe speech and physical impairment (SSPI) often have problems acquiring the level of literacy that could be expected from their general level of intelligence or their other communicative abilities. The aim of this thesis was to examine phonological awareness and memory abilities in children with SSPI. READ MORE