The effects of listening while reading and repeated reading on the reading fluency of adult learners

Winn, Beth D.; Skinner, Christopher H.; Oliver, Renee; Hale, Andrea D.; Ziegler, Mary
November 2006
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Nov2006, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p196
Academic Journal
The article offers a look at two strategies teachers can use to increase the reading fluency of adults with deficits in reading skills. According to the authors, these strategies were originally used for literacy learning in children and adolescents. In adult basic education, teachers should heed advice from an assessment done by the National Institute for Literacy and the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy. The article presents research done on the cognitive mechanisms, response effort, and reinforcement of adult nonfluent readers.


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