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1 December 2021 - 1 December 2021

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Online seminar using Zoom

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Part of the School of Education Research Seminar Series.

Reading Profiles of Rural Middle Grade Students 

Johny Daniel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Education, Durham University

This will be a virtual seminar using Zoom. Contact for details about how to take part.

This study examines the reading profile of rural school students in Grades 5 and 6. We use data on students' word reading, reading comprehension, oral comprehension, and vocabulary scores to conduct latent profile analysis to classify students into reading subgroups based on their performance on these reading measures. Furthermore, we examine associations between cognitive measures (i.e., working memory and non-verbal reasoning) and group membership to explore if performance on cognitive measures predicts group membership.