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Alain Desrochers

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My research program is concerned with reading acquisition and expert reading. Lexical identification can be regarded as a fundamental operation in reading and be construed as the activation of the best match for an orthographic input in memory. This matching process, in turn, enables the retrieval of learned phonological, syntactic, semantic and other information that meets the requirement of particular reading tasks such as reading aloud, syllabic segmentation of print, differentiating between words and nonwords, lexical categorisation, and semantic interpretation. My current work is concerned with the acquisition and speeded retrieval of phonological, orthographic, syntactic, and semantic knowledge related to reading and with the interaction between these domains of knowledge.

The language and culture of my heritage is passed on to me orally. it's a different way off learning than how I am taught at school. How do I keep my traditional culture alive while learning to read and being immersed in the majority culture?

Reading is the core of learning and staying in school . improving reading skills with young Aboriginal children can open up the doors to future prospects.

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