Master of Science in Education
Jane M. Leatherman, PhD., Chair
Jane M. Leatherman, PhD., Chair, Jeong-il Cho, PhD., Rama Cousik, PhD.
Date of Award
More and more students are being identified with a learning disability. As the number continues to rise, it is important for educators to use research-based strategies to help students with learning disabilities. One strategy is Question-Answer Relationship. This strategy has been proven to be effective with students who have a hard time with reading comprehension. The Dynamic Indicators Basic Early Literacy Skills Next is an assessment that can be used to measure a student's ability to comprehend what they have read. The following research shows how the reading comprehension strategy QuestionAnswer Relationship can be used with the assessment Dynamic Indicators Basic Early Literacy Skills Next to improve reading comprehension skills in students with a learning disability.
Special Education and Teaching
Kristin Mann (2013).
An investigation of the effective use of Question-Answer Relationship (QAR) Strategy and Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS Next) Testing.