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The effects of daily homework assignments on the acquisition of basic skills by students with learning disabilities.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2715718     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Examined in this two-study investigation was the effectiveness of supplemental homework assignments on the acquisition of basic skills by students with diagnosed learning disabilities (LD). In Experiment 1, an adapted alternating treatments design was used to investigate the efficacy of unstructured homework assignments with 6 elementary school-aged students having basic math problems. Although the impact of the homework assignments differed across students, three factors maximized the effectiveness of the homework assignments: rate of homework completion, percentage correct on the homework assignments, and the rate of acquisition of the content being presented. Experiment 2, designed to formally test the effectiveness of homework assignments structured specifically to address these identified factors, confirmed that homework can be employed to increase the effectiveness of direct instruction sequences with students diagnosed as LD.
M S Rosenberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of learning disabilities     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0022-2194     ISO Abbreviation:  J Learn Disabil     Publication Date:  1989 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-06-13     Completed Date:  1989-06-13     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0157312     Medline TA:  J Learn Disabil     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  314-23     Citation Subset:  C    
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MeSH Terms
Learning Disorders / rehabilitation*
Practice (Psychology)*
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