Benefits of Assessing Linguistic Skills within the Evaluation of Navigational Skills
作者: Manon RobillardChantal Mayer-Crittenden
刊名: The International Journal of Assessment and Evaluation, 2015, Vol.23 (2), pp.1-15
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/2327-7920/CGP/v23i02/48387
关键词: Assessment StrategiesLinguistic SkillsCommunication
原始语种摘要: Good navigational skills are required to find words embedded within the dynamic display of a speech-generating device (SGD). Past research has demonstrated a relationship between navigational and cognitive skills in children and adults. Linguistic skills could also play a role in the navigational process. The goals of this study were to investigate the relationship between navigational and linguistic skills and to determine if the addition of linguistic variables to cognition could offer a better prediction of children’s navigational ability. Although receptive language skills were correlated with navigational skills, results revealed that linguistic skills were not among the best predictors. When age, linguistic skills, and cognitive skills were statistically analyzed, cognition alone...
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  • navigational 导航的
  • cognition 认识
  • within 在以内
  • embedded 嵌入
  • generating 滚成运动
  • receptive 接受的
  • linguistic 语言学的
  • language 语言
  • relationship 关系
  • speech 演说