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dyslexia is ...?
study attributes - indicators of dyslexia?
prevalence of attributes of dyslexia
dyslexia is a consequence of natural human neurodiversity
university: a diverse and inclusive community of scholars?
fix the learner? change the system?
'I'm a skillful essay-writer at university'
'I'm not sure if I'll be able to write this essay'
academic self-efficacy ----> academic achievement
academic behavioural confidence - the ABC Scale
Dyslexia Index as a discriminator
summary of results - Dx and ABC
ABC and Dx into factors
Theories of developmental dyslexia still differ quite widely, especially in the interpretation of causes for the variety and range of characteristics that can be presented.
Students at university present a range of learning and study profiles and characteristics, many of which might be considered as being aligned with the dimensions of a dyslexic learning profile.
Academic Behavioural Confidence is focused on actions and plans that are specific to progressing in academic study, and is a sub-construct of academic self-efficacy although has distinct attributes.
Although not widespread (yet), research evidence that does exist, shows that academic behavioural confidence is negatively correlated with dyslexia.
This research project developed a new metric: Dyslexia Index, for gauging a respondent's level of dyslexia, and used it to find a small subgroup of students with an unreported, dyslexia-like learning and study profile.
Analysis of data collected appears to suggest that:
students with identified dyslexia present a statistically significantly lower level of ABC than their non-dyslexic peers;
students with an unreported dyslexia-like profile present a statistically higher level of ABC than their dyslexia-identified peers.