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Journal Title: Reading and Writing
Volume/Issue:   26/4
Issue Title: Interventions for Struggling Adolescent and Adult Readers: Instructional, Learner, and Situational Differences
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: Special Issue: Interventions for Struggling Adolescent and Adult Readers: Instructional, Learner, and Situational Differences

DOI: 10.1007/s11145-013-9442-7
Title: Interventions for struggling adolescent and adult readers: instructional, learner, and situational differences
Author(s): Mary Beth Calhoon, Hollis S. Scarborough, Brett Miller
pages: 489-494

DOI: 10.1007/s11145-012-9401-8
Title: Persisters and nonpersisters: Identifying the characteristics of who stays and who leaves from adult literacy interventions
Author(s): Daphne Greenberg, Justine C. Wise, Jan C. Frijters, Robin Morris, Laura D. Fredrick, Victoria Rodrigo, Ryan Hall
pages: 495-514

DOI: 10.1007/s11145-012-9413-4
Title: Dispositional factors affecting motivation during learning in adult basic and secondary education programs
Author(s): Daryl F. Mellard, Thomas Krieshok, Emily Fall, Kari Woods
pages: 515-538

DOI: 10.1007/s11145-012-9418-z
Title: Four methods of identifying change in the context of a multiple component reading intervention for struggling middle school readers
Author(s): Jan C. Frijters, Maureen W. Lovett, Rose A. Sevcik, Robin D. Morris
pages: 539-563

DOI: 10.1007/s11145-013-9426-7
Title: Individual and group sensitivity to remedial reading program design: examining reading gains across three middle school reading projects
Author(s): Mary Beth Calhoon, Yaacov Petscher
pages: 565-592

DOI: 10.1007/s11145-012-9385-4
Title: Meaningful reading gains by adult literacy learners
Author(s): Hollis S. Scarborough, John P. Sabatini, Jane Shore, Laurie E. Cutting, Kenneth Pugh, Leonard Katz
pages: 593-613
Publisher: Springer
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
 
LL Issue: 24.1679