Interactive CD-ROM storybooks and young readers' reading comprehension

Grade 1 Title I students read a conventional print storybook or an interactive CD-ROM version offering word pronunciations, definitions, and labels for illustrations; narration was turned off. Students reading the CD-ROM version significantly outperformed their peers on comprehension questions but oral retelling scores were statistically equivalent.

Author: 
Doty, D. E., Popplewell, S. R., & Byers, G. O.
Year: 
2001
Source: 
of Research on Computing in Education, 33(4), 374
Type: 
Related Research
Content Area: 
reading
Grade Level: 
early elementary
IDEA Disability Category: 
autism
emotional disturbance
major-other health impairment
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
Instructional Support: 
multimedia products and projects
multiple formats of text and notation
Embedded Resources: 
e-dictionary
Text-Embedded Prompts: 
reads suggested words and prompts