Modeling child-based theoretical reading constructs with struggling adult readers.

@article{Nanda2010ModelingCT,
  title={Modeling child-based theoretical reading constructs with struggling adult readers.},
  author={Alice O Nanda and Daphne Greenberg and Robin D. Morris},
  journal={Journal of learning disabilities},
  year={2010},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={139-53}
}
This study examined whether measurement constructs behind reading-related tests for struggling adult readers are similar to what is known about measurement constructs for children. The sample included 371 adults reading between the third-and fifth-grade levels, including 127 men and 153 English speakers of other languages. Using measures of skills and subskills, confirmatory factor analyses were conducted to test child-based theoretical measurement models of reading: an achievement model of… CONTINUE READING

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