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Effectiveness of a small‐group vocabulary intervention programme: evidence from a regression discontinuity design

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Background Children's vocabulary knowledge is closely related to other measures of language development and to literacy skills and educational attainment.

Aim To use a regression discontinuity design (RDD) to evaluate the effectiveness of a small‐group vocabulary intervention programme for children with poor vocabulary knowledge.

Methods & Procedures The vocabulary knowledge of children (N = 199) aged 6–9 years was asses...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1111/1460-6984.12404

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Education
ORCID:
0000-0001-9499-5958
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders Journal website
Volume:
53
Issue:
5
Pages:
947-958
Publication date:
2018-06-07
Acceptance date:
2018-05-06
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EISSN:
1460-6984
ISSN:
1368-2822
Pubs id:
pubs:920847
URN:
uri:1a1aff0f-484e-4271-920a-02a2b9c9616a
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uuid:1a1aff0f-484e-4271-920a-02a2b9c9616a
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pubs:920847

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