Poor comprehenders are traditionally identified as having below-average reading comprehension, average-range word reading, and a discrepancy between the two. While oral language tends to be low in poor comprehenders, reading is a complex trait and …
Ongoing: Secondary data analysis with Prof. Kate Nation
Lots of words are made up of smaller units of meaning, called *morphemes*. We measured children's awareness of morphemes, and looked at its importance for reading comprehension.
We measured the contributions of morphological awareness to reading comprehension in children aged 6-13 years old, and demonstrated its importance across the reading comprehension ability range.
2013--2014: Research Associate for Prof. Kate Cain