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Tiu Michelle, McCarthy Betsy, Li Linlin, October, 2015
Reports & Papers
In spring 2015, WestEd conducted a study for the CPB-PBS Ready To Learn Initiative of a school- and home-based transmedia mathematics intervention based on the resources in the PBS KIDS Odd Squad transmedia suite. The transmedia mathematics…
Tiu Michelle, McCarthy Betsy, Li Linlin, October, 2015
Executive Summary
In spring 2015, WestEd conducted a study for the CPB-PBS Ready To Learn Initiative of a school- and home-based transmedia mathematics intervention based on the resources in the PBS KIDS Odd Squad transmedia suite. The transmedia mathematics…
Moses Annie M., Jennings Nancy A., Brod Rachel, Hooker Steven D., Cordell Brian, Sallee Tabatha, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Educational television programs have the potential to promote literacy affect as well as literacy skills in young children. This study involved a content analysis and field experiment to investigate the impact of the literacy messages conveyed in an…
Schmitt Kelly L., Sheridan Laura, McMenamin Katie, Linebarger Deborah L., October, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of the impact on preschool and kindergarten children's early literacy development, as well as the ease of use and appeal, of either PBS Kids Island, a pre-literacy Web site, or PBS Kids Island with additional support materials, based on…
Marulis Loren M., Neuman Susan B., September 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of the efficacy of vocabulary interventions on children's vocabulary skills and an examination of optimal methodologies to achieve better outcomes for children's vocabulary, based on an analysis of 111 studies on the effect of…
Penuel William R., Pasnik Shelley, Bates Lauren, Townsend Eve, Gallagher Lawrence P., Llorente Carlin, Hupert Naomi, September, 2009
Reports & Papers
An investigation of the effect of the inclusion of children's video programming in the preschool curriculum on children's early literacy skills, based on a random sample of 398 low-income children aged 4 and 5 years old from 80 preschool classrooms…
Jennings Nancy A., Hooker Steven D., Linebarger Deborah L., September, 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research on children's television suggests that preschool programs can facilitate literacy and language development. In 1998 Whitehurst and Lonigan described two interdependent sets of skills involved in literacy acquisition: 'outside-in' or oral…
Penuel William R., Pasnik Shelley, Bates Lauren, Townsend Eve, Gallagher Lawrence P., Llorente Carlin, Hupert Naomi, September, 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of an investigation of the effect of the inclusion of children's video programming in the preschool curriculum on children's early literacy skills, based on a random sample of 398 low-income children aged 4 and 5 years old from 80…
Linebarger Deborah L., 07 April, 2009
Reports & Papers
An investigation of the effect of an early literacy intervention that uses Between the Lions television program and the accompanying books and activities on the reading skills of children, based on a sample of 296 children from 31 classrooms in 23…
Linebarger Deborah L., Taylor-Piotrowski Jessica L., 10 December, 2007
Reports & Papers
A study of the impact of television viewing on the story knowledge and narrative comprehension of young children, based on pre- and post-intervention assessments of preschool-age children in treatment and control child care classrooms
Linebarger Deborah L., Lapierre Matthew, Vaala Sarah E., 30 April, 2007
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of onscreen movement and text complexity in Between the Lions, an educational television program, to children's visual attention to onscreen text
Wainwright Deborah K., Linebarger Deborah L., 26 April, 2007
Reports & Papers
A study of the appeal to young children of season six of Between the Lions, an educational television program, and of the impact of different program editing techniques on children's story comprehension
Wainwright Deborah K., Linebarger Deborah L., 26 April, 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the appeal to young children of season six of Between the Lions, an educational television program, and of the impact of different program editing techniques on children's story comprehension
Linebarger Deborah L., 28 November, 2006
Literature Review
A review of research on the role that educational television for young children can play in promoting early language and literacy development