• Title/Summary/Keyword: Reading and Writing Improvement Program

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Effect of Reading and Writing Abilities Improvement Program for Elementary School Children of Multicultural Families (읽기 및 쓰기 학습 부진 아동을 위한 학습치료 프로그램 효과 -다문화 아동을 대상으로-)

  • Choi, Eun-Sil
    • The Journal of the Korea Contents Association
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    • v.14 no.10
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    • pp.393-402
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    • 2014
  • This study aims to testify the effect of reading and writing abilities improvement program for elementary school children from multicultural families. Methods: The research design used in this study was a non-equivalent control group pretest-posttest research design. The participants were divided into two groups, an experimental group(n=9) and a control group(n=8). Data were analysed by using Mann-Whinety U test, Wilcoxon Signed Ranks, Cohen's d with SPSS(PASW)18.0 program. Result: Significant differences were found in scores for reading ability (z=-2.668, p=.008, ES(d)=0.6) and writing ability (z=-2.670, p=.008, ES(d)=0.5) in experimental group. Conclusion: The results indicate that the reading and writing abilities improvement program should be used with elementary school children of multicultural families to help them and to improve their reading and writing abilities.