TITLE

Verbal Performance of Learning Disabled Children as a Function of Input Organization

AUTHOR(S)
Freston, Cyrus W.; Drew, Clifford J.
PUB. DATE
August 1974
SOURCE
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Aug/Sep1974, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p424
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this study was to investigate the recall performance of learning disabled children as a function of material organization and difficulty. Forty-eight children diagnosed as having learning disabilities were randomly sub-divided into two groups receiving either organized or unorganized material. Three levels of material difficulty were used. Results indicated no influence of material organization on subjects' recall performance. Subjects did, however, perform differently as a function of material difficulty. lmplications for future research and practice are discussed.
ACCESSION #
19140392

 

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