Masters Theses/Capstone Projects

Date of Award

Spring 4-14-2022

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Reading (MAE)

Department

Education

Advisor

Dr. Paul Wendel

First Committee Member

Carrie Scheckelhoff

Second Committee Member

Dr. Daniel Cho

Keywords

Enrichment, Reading, Schoolwide Enrichment Model in Reading, Gifted and Talented

Subject Categories

Early Childhood Education | Elementary Education | Gifted Education

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine if the Schoolwide Enrichment Model in Reading will raise comprehension and retelling in typically developing and gifted and talented students. The research questions ask whether the program will increase comprehension (question 1) and if the program was more effective for the gifted students versus the general classroom population (question 2). The Schoolwide Enrichment Model in Reading was implemented through a 4-week study with pre- and post- assessments to measure the changes in comprehension and retelling. The results showed that the Schoolwide Enrichment Model in Reading was effective in raising comprehension and retelling in all students, but measured no difference between gifted and typically developing students.

Licensing Permission

Copyright, all rights reserved. Fair Use

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