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TitleThe development of a remedial reading program for the high school educable mentally handicapped student
AuthorBurry, David
DescriptionThesis (M.Ed.)--Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1984. Education
Paginationvi, 245 leaves : ill.
SubjectReading--Remedial teaching; Children with mental disabilities--Education; Reading--Study and teaching
Degree GrantorMemorial University of Newfoundland. Faculty of Education
NotesBibliography: leaves 235-242.
AbstractThe primary purpose of this study was to develop a handbook of specific instructional techniques and strategies in the areas of vocabulary and comprehension development for the educable mentally handicapped students at the senior high school level. -- The development of the materials contained in this handbook came as a result of: first, the gathering of data; second, the selection of relevant data pertinent to the objectives; third, the development of techniques and strategies based on the pertinent data and objectives. -- The following sources were used in the gathering of data. Literature related to the topic of this study and a computer search of the ERIC (Microfiche) documents. Ideas and strategies presented in Special Education Courses at Memorial University. Techniques and strategies presented by various Special Education Teachers at meetings and workshops. Finally, materials and techniques developed and used in the teaching of Senior Special Education for twelve years. -- The criterion used for the selection of materials, techniques, and strategies presented in this study was as follows: first, suitability for the age group of the target population; second, consideration of the instructional levels of EMH students; third, the objectives of the study could be evaluated by observable means; fourth, developmental progress could be made by students in this program.
Resource TypeElectronic thesis or dissertation
FormatImage/jpeg; Application/pdf
SourcePaper copy kept in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies, Memorial University Libraries
Local Identifier75312765
RightsThe author retains copyright ownership and moral rights in this thesis. Neither the thesis nor substantial extracts from it may be printed or otherwise reproduced without the author's permission.
CollectionElectronic Theses and Dissertations
Scanning StatusCompleted
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