The Relationship Between the Use of the Accelerated Reader Program and Reading Comprehension Scores for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

residential school for deaf and hard-of-hearing, southeastern U.S,


DETAILS: Location: residential school for the deaf and hard-of-hearing in southeastern U.S.; Design: Independent, correlational; Sample: 55 students; Measures: Star Reading, SAT-10; Duration: 4 years (2003-2007).

RESULTS: This study found that there is a significant correlation between the number of books read using Accelerated Reader and performance on both Star Reading and Stanford 10, over time.

Citation: Gilliam, D. A. (2011). The relationship between the use of the Accelerated Reader program and reading comprehension scores for deaf and hard of hearing students (Unpublished dissertation). Lamar University, Beaumont, TX.

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