EFFECTS OF CLASSWIDE PEER TUTORING ON WORD ATTACK SKILLS AMONG STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

Majdoleen Sultan Bani Abdel Rahman, Suhail Mahmoud Al–Zoubi

Abstract


This study investigated the effects of classwide peer tutoring (CWPT) on word attack skills among students with learning disabilities (LD). The participants included 5 students with LD in the control group and 4 students with LD in the CWPT experimental group; all of the students were in the third grade in Najran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The word attack test (WAT) was developed and administered to the two groups as the pretest and posttest. The students in the experimental group received instruction through CWPT, whereas the students in the control group received individual instruction. In the WAT posttest, the mean rank of the students in the experimental group was significantly higher than that of the control group.

 

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classwide peer tutoring, reading difficulties, students with LD, word attack

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