Date of Award
Open Access Thesis
Master of Arts in Education (MAE)
This paper focuses on developing a student-managed tool to improve reading comprehension across the curriculum in students with low working memory. Chapter One includes a summary of the issue and presents a possible solution. A review of the literature in Chapter Two explores the link research has established between working rnemory and reading comprehension, existing interventions for each, as well as indirect and direct assessments. Chapter Three describes the developed product. Chapter Four outlines the development process and proposes avenues for a pilot study and future research.
Thielen, Chelsie Lynn, "The q-Back Task: A student-managed tool to improve reading comprehension in students with low working memory" (2015). Theses and Graduate Projects. 1356.