Preschoolers' use of form class cues in word learning

Lau, Mee Hiong. (2004) Preschoolers' use of form class cues in word learning. [E-LPTA] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study was conducted to assess whether preschoolers in Malaysia overrideform class cues in the service ofmaintaining word-meaning assumptions. It was a replication ofexperiment two in "Preschoolers' Use of Form Class Cues in Word Learning" (Hall, Quantz & Persoage, 2000). A total of 175 children participated in this study, in which 50 children were of age four, 55 children were of age five and 70 children ofage six. Eight stuffed toys were divided into labeled-category objects and unlabeled-category objects used in this experiment. One pair of the objects, which consists of labeled-category object and unlabeled-category object was analyzed in this research. Children were required to choose a toy from labeled-category objects or unlabeled-category objects in response to the questions posted by the researcher. The questions were in the forms of either count-noun, adjective or proper-name.

Item Type: E-LPTA
Additional Information: Project report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2004.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Preschool, Case studies, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Saman
Date Deposited: 11 May 2018 06:30
Last Modified: 11 May 2018 06:30
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/20283

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