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Innovations in Blended-Learning: Promoting Proficiency in Reading Comprehension among Students with Dyslexia

Innovations in Blended-Learning: Promoting Proficiency in Reading Comprehension among Students with Dyslexia
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Author(s): Edith Gotesman (Ashkelon Academic College, Israel) and Miri Krisi (Ashkelon Academic College, Israel)
Copyright: 2014
Pages: 12
Source title: Practical Applications and Experiences in K-20 Blended Learning Environments
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Lydia Kyei-Blankson (Illinois State University, USA) and Esther Ntuli (Idaho State University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4912-5.ch020

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Abstract

This research was born out of a necessity to accommodate students with learning disabilities who study English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at the Ashkelon Academic College in Israel. It was aimed at examining whether a convergence of traditional teaching and computer technology complemented by e-learning could assist students with Learning Disabilities (LD) to bypass their initial disadvantages when it came to studying English. Groups of LD students selected for study were given five regular and two guided reading tests to explore whether the use of blended learning improved the reading comprehension abilities of students in the sample group.

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