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Author Queensland. Department of Education.

Title Research report on some effects of an experimental language development program on the performance of Aboriginal children in their first year at school : Department of Education, Queensland, Bernard Van Leer Foundation Project
Published Brisbane : Dept. of Education, 1972
Brisbane : Queensland. Dept of Education, 1972


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Description vi, 104 pages : graphs, tables. ; 27 cm
Contents List of tables -- List of figures -- Summary -- Chapter 1: introduction -- Chapter 2: the testing program -- Chapter 3: Further aspects of the oral language development of Aboriginal school entrants -- Chapter 5: changes in psycholinguistic abilities of Aboriginal children after one year at school -- Chapter 6: changes in further aspects of oral language development after one year at school -- Chapter 7: Aspects of school achievement after one year at school -- Chapter 8: Review -- Appendix 1: description of special tests -- Appendix 2: statistical tables (significance of results) -- Further statistical tables (raw score data)
Summary Effects of standard Queensland program on progress in first year at school; presents data from 1970 pilot language development program devised by J. Koppe, N.W. Hart, E.M. Outridge & B.H. Watts as used at Cherbourg & Palm Island, background to project, selection of comparison & experimental groups; testing program - list of tests used, aspects of language competence (tests of psycholinguistic abilities explained, achievement); results of tests of abilities on Aboriginal school entrants, development of vocabulary, sentence reproduction & oral completion tests; changes in psycholinguistic abilities after one year at school (areas of gain noted, development of vocabulary); difficulties in oral testing of young Aboriginal children; aspects of school achievement after one year at school; development of compensatory program; effects of compensatory program, Appendix 1 - Description of special tests; Appendix 2 - Statistical tables (significance of results); Appendix 3 - Further statistical tables (raw score data)
Notes At head of title: Bernard Van Leer Foundation Project
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes In English
Subject Hart, N. W. M. (Norman William Maitland)
Koppe, Julia, 1941-2010
Outridge, Margaret, 1918-
Watts, B. H. (Betty H.)
Queensland. Department of Education. Bernard van Leer Foundation Project
Aboriginal Australians -- Education (Primary)
Aboriginal Australians -- Education -- Australia -- Queensland.
Children -- Language.
Language arts (Primary)
Language arts (Primary) -- Australia -- Queensland.
Author Bernard van Leer Foundation.
LC no. 74175594
ISBN 072420069X