Laura Mead (EdD Cohort 2) receives the 2009 Connecticut Association for Reading Research Scholarship
Laura Mead (EdD Cohort 2) received the 2009 Connecticut Association for Reading Research Scholarship ($750) for her dissertation study. This research study is currently being conducted in the Danbury public schools. As part of the scholarship award Laura will present her findings to the association next May and write an article for publication for their journal. Congratulations Laura!
As Laura's primary advisor, Karen Burke would like to thank Dr. Marcy Delcourt and the dissertation committee members; Drs. Lois Lanning, Jen Mitchell, and Bill Glass, for their support and expertise in this very important project.
Research Title: THE EFFECTS OF USING FOUR POWERFUL COMPREHENSION STRATEGIES IN A GRADUAL RELEASE LESSON DESIGN AND LEARNING-STYLE PREFERENCES ON READING COMPREHENSION AND SELF-PERCEPTION OF STRUGGLING READERS