Search for dissertations about: "reading ability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 85 swedish dissertations containing the words reading ability.

  1. 1. Att läsa : -ett behov, -ett krav, -en nödvändighet : en analys av den första internationellt jämförande studien av vuxnas förmåga att förstå och använda skriftlig information, International Adult Literacy Survey

    Author : Anna-Lena Eriksson-Gustavsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : IALS; international comparative study; adults reading ability; adults reading habits; education; reading diaries; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This is a presentation and an analysis of the International Adult Literacy Survey, IALS, the first international comparative study of reading ability and reading habits among adults. The study was carried out in seven countries in Europe and North America during 1994 och 1995. READ MORE

  2. 2. Reading ability of Latvian students : results from an international study

    Author : Indra Dedze; Carsten Elbro; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Reading literacy; reading ability; reading instruction; word recognition; voluntary reading; home background; Latvia; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : Reading literacy is becoming a crucial skill for the success in the modern society. Since Latvia is an industrialized country, with a relatively small population, it is of a crucial importance that the educational system produces well literate people. READ MORE

  3. 3. Children with Cochlear Implants : Cognition and Reading Ability

    Author : Malin Wass; Björn Lyxell; Birgitta Sahlén; Birgitta Larsby; Anita McAllister; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Cochlear implants; children; working memory; phonological skills; lexical access; reading ability; Cochleaimplantat; barn; arbetsminne; fonologiska färdigheter; lexikal aktivering; läsförmåga.; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigated cognitive ability in children with severe to profound hearing impairment who have received cochlear implants (CIs). The auditory stimulation from a cochlear implant early in life influences most cognitive functions as a consequence of the plasticity of the brain in the young child. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reading for understanding : an empirical contribution to the metacognition of reading comprehension

    Author : Ulla-Britt Persson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Reading comprehension; metacognition; cognitive monitoring.;

    Abstract : Fifty-three Swedish students in grade 5 and 8 were the subjects of this study. They were either good or poor comprehenders, as defined by a combination of a reading test and teacher ratings. Data collection was made primarily by means of a semi-structured interview; students were also asked to read and recall three texts with different structures. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reading Nature : Developing ecological literacy through teaching

    Author : Ola Magntorn; Gustav Helldén; Michael Reiss; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Readiing nature; Ecology; Outdoor studies; Teaching; Education; Pedagogik; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : In this study the concept reading nature and its contribution to science education is discussed. Some scientific concepts relevant for reading nature are defined. Reading nature has to do with the ability to recognise organisms and relate them to material cycling and energy flow in the specific habitat which is to be read. READ MORE