journal contribution posted on 2020-11-17, 04:40 authored by Clair BennettClair Bennett, Meabh Cullinane, Shannon Bennetts, Jasmine Love, Naomi Hackworth, FK Mensah, S Reilly, Jan Nicholson, Elizabeth Westrupp
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Tablet-adapted measures provide an efficient, accurate method of data collection for large-scale studies. The Castles and Coltheart Reading Test 2 (CC2) is a standardized paper- and-pencil measure of children's reading ability. In the current study, the CC2 was administered to 603 children aged 7-8 years via iPad using electronic data capture software. Results indicate the tablet-adapted measure could be reliably administered by non-clinical staff and showed quantitative equivalence, i.e., comparable score distributions, to CC2 normative data. Internal consistency was good for regular and non-word lists. Findings suggest that the tablet-adapted CC2 is a viable tool for large research studies.
This work was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Partnership Grant (GNT1076857) with partner funding from the Victorian Government Department of Education and Training (DET) and was also supported by the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Child Language (GNT1023493). CB, MC, SKB, JL, NJH, JMN and EMW were supported by the Roberta Holmes Transition to Contemporary Parenthood Program at La Trobe University. FKM was supported by an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (GNT1111160). DET funded and approved the design of the original randomized controlled trial which is extended to a school-age follow-up in the current study. The funders had no role in the design of the current study, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.
National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Partnership Grant | GNT1076857
Victorian Government Department of Education and Training (DET)
NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Child Language | GNT1023493
Roberta Holmes Transition to Contemporary Parenthood Program at La Trobe University
NHMRC Career Development Fellowship | GNT1111160
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