An evaluation of exercises for developing auditory and visual discrimination in beginning reading
Murphy, Helen Agnes
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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of planned training for auditory discrimination on beginning reading. It evaluated the effect of specific exercises on 1. Learning rate of children in beginning reading 2. Change in the child's auditory discrimination between likenesses and differences in words 3. Change in the child's visual perception of words, and 4. Actual reading score The experiment was carried on in an industrial city near Boston. Two groups of children in the first and second grades from the same district were selected for the experiment. The children in one building were used as the experimental group and those in the second were the control group.
Thesis (M.A.)--Boston University, 1940