Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Cognitive Enhancement Training (COGENT©): What Is It? How Does It Work With a Group of Disadvantaged Children?

Buy Article:

$24.00 + tax (Refund Policy)

A classroom-based program – COGENT©, consisting of five learning modules developed for the enhancement of cognitive, language, and literacy skills, was administered to a group of 11 disadvantaged children living in an orphanage in India. Pre- and posttests of reading and cognitive measures showed that 88% of the children made modest gains at posttest in word reading. The gains in the cognitive test scores were also encouraging with 54% of children showing gains in all four cognitive processing domains on which they were tested. All children responded positively to program activities and the interactive learning ambience. Cross-cultural concerns are discussed regarding cognitive processes involved in learning to read in a foreign language.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics

Keywords: PASS theory; cognitive enhancement; literacy; reading readiness

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: 1: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada 2: Learning Clinic, Bhubaneswar, India

Publication date: January 1, 2006

More about this publication?
  • The Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology is no longer available to subscribers on Ingenta Connect. Please go to http://connect.springerpub.com/content/sgrjcep to access your online subscription to Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology.
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more