Travis Alan Lamkin

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The primary goal of this study is to assess two approaches for detecting comprehension processes in R-SAT (Reading Strategy Assessment Tool). One approach is based on Latent Semantic Analysis (LSA) while the other is a combination of literal word matching and soundex. A secondary goal is to assess the potential for detecting specific reading comprehension(More)
Closely related genres have complex interrelations. An antecedent genre can constrain a subsequent genre, but changing rhetorical situations can lead to distinctions between an antecedent and its descendent. In this study, we assess two genres of detective fiction to determine their hierarchical relation to one another. We use the Gramulator, a(More)
INTRODUCION This study investigates the linguistic features of traditional fairy tales. More specifically, we are interested in assessing the potential suitability of traditional fairy tales as reading material for English language learners (ELL). Fairy tales are essential stories that native-English speaking primary school students are familiar with early(More)
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