Published Articles from the Research
These research projects were supported by a grant jointly funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Institute for Literacy, and the Office of Vocational and Adult Education of the U. S. Department of Education.
Alamprese, J. A., MacArthur, C. A., Price, C., & Knight, D. (submitted). Effects of a structured decoding curriculum on adult literacy learners' reading development.
Greenberg, D., Rodrigo, V., Berry, A., Brink, T., Joseph, H. (2006). Implementation of an Extensive Reading Program with Adult Learners. Adult Basic Education, 16, 81-97.
Greenberg, D., Pae, H., Morris, R., Calhoon, M.B., Nanda, A. (2009). Measuring Adult Literacy Students' Reading Skills Using the Gray Oral Reading Test. Annals of Dyslexia, 59. 133-149 DOI 10.1007/s11881-009-0027-8. PubMed # 19629705
Greenberg, D., Wise, J., Morris, R., Fredrick, L., Nanda, A., Pae, H., Rodrigo, V.(submitted) A randomized-control study of instructional approaches for struggling adult readers.
Hock, M. & Mellard, D. (in press). Efficacy of learning strategies instruction in adult basic education. Journal of Research on Education Effectiveness.
Hock, M. & Mellard, D. (2005). Reading comprehension strategies for adult literacy outcomes, Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 49(3), 192–202.
MacArthur, C. A., Greenburg, D., Mellard, D., & Sabatini, J. (2010). Models of reading component skills in low literate adults. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 43, 99-100.
MacArthur, C. A., Konold, T., Glutting, J., & Alamprese, J. (2010). Reading component skills of learners in adult basic education. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 43, 108-121
MacArthur, C. A., Konold, T., Glutting, J., & Alamprese, J. (submitted). Subgroups of adult basic education learners with different profiles of reading skills.
MacArthur, C., Greenberg, D., Mellard, D., & Sabatini, J. (2010). Introduction to the special issue on models of reading component skills in low-literate adults. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 43(2), 99–100.
Mellard, D., & Fall, E. (in press). Component model of reading comprehension for adult education participants. Learning Disabilities Quarterly.
Mellard, D., Fall, E., & Mark, C. (2008). Reading profiles for adults with low literacy: Cluster analysis with power and speeded measures. Reading and Writing, 22, 975–992.
Mellard, D., Fall, E., Woods, K. (2010). A path analysis of reading comprehension for adults with low literacy. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 43(2), 154–165.
Mellard, D., & Patterson, M. (2008). Contrasting adult literacy learners with and without specific learning disabilities. Remedial and Special Education, 29(3), 133–144.
Mellard, D., Patterson, M., & Prewett, S. 2006. Reading practices among adult education participants. Reading Research Quarterly, 42(2), 188–213.
Mellard, D., & Woods, K. (2007). Adult life with dyslexia. Perspective on Language & Literacy, 34(4), 15–18.
Nanda, A., Greenberg, D., Morris R. (2010). Modeling Child-Based Theoretical Constructs with Struggling Adult Readers. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 43, 139-153. DOI: 10.1177/0022219409359344. PubMed # 20179308.
Patterson, M.B. (2008). Learning disability prevalence and adult education program characteristics, Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 23(1), 50-59.
Patterson, M.B., & Mellard, D. (2007) Characteristics of adult education programs that predict improved learner outcomes, Adult Basic Education & Literacy Journal, 1(2), 83–92.
Rodrigo, V., Greenberg, D., Burke, V., Hall, R., Berry, A., Brinck, T., Joseph, H. & Oby, M. (2007). The Use of an Extensive Reading Library by Adult Literacy Learners. Reading in a Foreign Language, 19, 106-119.