Research Article 1 Roberts, T. (2003). Effects of Alphabet-Letter Instruction on Young Children’s Word Recognition [Electronic Version]. Journal of Educational Psychology, 95 (1), 41-51. Title The title of the article gave a fair representation of the topic as it was clear and concise in the wording. The title encompassed the idea that alphabet letter instruction on young children’s word recognition would be explored through experiments and analysis. Reading on through the article it was evident
Article Critique The objective of this article critique is to review and evaluate several empirical studies which have examined mathematics perception cross-culturally. The main study that focuses on examining mathematics perception cross-culturally is a study that was done in 2004 by Dr. Yea-Ling Tsao. In this study, researchers proved that Taiwanese students consistently score higher in cross-national studies of achievement than American students. Several other studies were done that also support
Education of Gifted Students A Civil Rights Issue? Article Critique Education of Gifted Students A Civil Rights Issue? This paper seeks to answer the question: "Is the differential representation of the sexes and of racial and ethnic groups in educational programs for gifted students a civil rights problem?" The author does a more than adequate job of presenting the arguments on both sides of the issue and drawing logical inferences. The article seeks to identify the actual dilemma and proposes
many species of birds may exhibit an olfactory kin label when selecting mates. It would be interesting to combine this study’s findings with a behavior experiment making observations in the petrel’s (or other bird species) natural habitat like the article proposes.
In this paper, I will conduct an analytical review of Wonsuk Chang’s article “Confucian Person in the Making”. In my analytical review I will answer the following questions: - What is his argument/thesis? Was it stated clearly? Did I have to hunt for it, for example? - How well did he go about supporting his thesis? Were appropriate methods used? Did his approach make sense? Any errors? - What evidence did he present to support his assertions? What were the strengths/weaknesses of the evidence
This article is a literature review of how conceptual and empirical studies have furthered the understanding of the processes of improving parental involvement based model proposed by Hoover-Dempsey and Sandler. The Hoover-Dempsey and Sandler model focused on the construct of parental motivation for involvement. It included: (1) active role construction for involvement and positive self efficacy, (2) perception of invitations for involvement from the school, teacher, and child, and (3) important
beneficial a program may seem, there is never going to be a program that works for all students. That is why as educators we must constantly strive to find new and engaging methods to help all of our children reach their full potential. I feel like this article was one that proved to be beneficial for the authors study and the findings helped some children with learning disabilities have another option for them to be successful.
This study looked at the role of sports in inhibiting the development of early social anxiety symptoms in children between 7 and 8 years old. With multiple hypotheses the researchers hoped to show that exercise and sports will have an anti-anxiety effect on this specific (social) form of anxiety. The specific hypothesis were as follows: children who participate in extracurricular sports should have less social anxiety symptoms one year later than a child practicing no sports, children on a team sport
Services in Public Schools SPTH 5250 98 Evidence-Based Practice Project Article Critique Submitted to: Mary Dale Fitzgerald, Ph.D. Submitted by: Ma. Elizabeth Grover Literate Language Intervention With High-Need Prekindergarten Children: A Randomized Trial Beth M. Phillips, Galiya Tabulda, Smitri A. Ingrole, Pam Webb Burris, T.Kayla Sedgwick, and Shiyi Chen Research critique is done to assist professionals in their field using the most effective way of delivering
investigate whether there is a differential effect on accuracy for different corrective feedback options.” (p.103) Methods and results This study aimed to answer the following questions: 1. Does accuracy in the use of two functions of the English article system vary over time? 2. Does accuracy in the use of these features vary according to the type of corrective feedback provided? 3. Does accuracy in the use of these features vary as a result of the interaction of feedback type and time? Seventy five