Academic Commons

Theses Doctoral

Selected Code-Related and Language- Related Factors of Reading Comprehension for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

Falk, Jodi Lara

This study examined the interrelationships among English language structures (phonological knowledge, morphological knowledge, silent word reading fluency) and reading comprehension in a group of 45 deaf and hard of hearing students in grades 3 to 8, taking into account their demographic characteristics. Simple Pearson correlations, multiple regression analyses, and an independent samples t test were used in this study. Results indicated that morphological knowledge was the significant variable positively associated with reading comprehension over and beyond the other predictors (phonological knowledge and silent word reading fluency) and the demographic covariates (home language, age, and gender).

Files

  • thumnail for Falk_columbia_0054D_13674.pdf Falk_columbia_0054D_13674.pdf binary/octet-stream 706 KB Download File

More Information

Academic Units
Physical Disabilities
Thesis Advisors
Wang, Ye
Degree
Ph.D., Teachers College
Academic Commons provides global access to research and scholarship produced at Columbia University, Barnard College, Teachers College, Union Theological Seminary and Jewish Theological Seminary. Academic Commons is managed by the Columbia University Libraries.