Browse by Author "Garcia, Georgia Earnest"
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Garcia, Georgia Earnest (1988)The major objective of this study was to identify factors that influenced the English reading test performance of 51 Spanish-speaking Hispanic children at the fifth- and sixth-grade levels as compared to that of 53 Anglo ...
Garcia, Georgia Earnest; Stephens, Diane L.; Koenke, Karl R.; Harris, Violet J.; Pearson, P. David; Jimenez, Robert T.; Janish, Carol (Champaign, Ill. : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for the Study of Reading., 1995-11)This study used qualitative methods, as part of a 2-year collaborative university/middle school effort, to understand the instructional reading practices in effect at the seventh-grade level and to investigate whether any ...
Garcia, Georgia Earnest (Champaign, Ill. : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for the Study of Reading., 1992-10)Findings from ethnographic and microethnographic research are reviewed to further our understanding about how classroom interaction patterns can affect student achievement. The concept of communicative competence is discussed ...