Arne Ola Lervåg

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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 7 Helga Engs hus 0317 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1092 Blindern 0317 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Educational Sciences

Academic Interests

  • Development of Reading and Language Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Word Decoding
  • Latent Variable and Growth Modeling

Higher education and employment history

Degrees:

2005: PhD., Faculty of Education, University of Oslo.

1997: Cand. Paed. Advanced Professional Degree in Educational Psychology, Institute for Educational Research, University of Oslo

Tags: Education, Comprehending and learning from text

Publications

Lervåg, Arne; Hulme, Charles & Melby-Lervåg, Monica (2017). Unpicking the developmental relationships between oral language skills and reading comprehension: It’s simple, but complex.. Child Development. ISSN 0009-3920. DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12861

Hagen, Åste Mjelve; Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne (2017). Improving Language Comprehension in Preschool Children with Language Difficulties: A Cluster Randomized Trial.. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines.  ISSN 0021-9630. DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12861

Rogde, Kristin; Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne (2016). Improving the linguistic comprehension skills of second-language learners in preschool: A randomized trial study. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness.  ISSN 1934-5747. . doi: DOI:10.1080/19345747.2016.1171935

Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne (2013). Reading Comprehension and its Underlying Components in Second Language Learners: A Meta-analysis of Studies Comparing First and Second Language Learners. Psychological bulletin. ISSN 0033-2909. doi: 10.1037/a0033890 Free download

Caravolas, Markéta; Lervåg, Arne; Defior, Sylvia; Seidlová-Málkova, Gabriela & Hulme, Charles (2013). Different Patterns, but Equivalent Predictors, of Growth in Reading in Consistent and Inconsistent Orthographies. Psychological Science.  ISSN 0956-7976.  24(8), s 1398- 1407 . doi: 10.1177/0956797612473122

 Lervåg, A., & Aukrust, V. G. (2010). Vocabulary knowledge is a critical determinant of the difference in reading comprehension growth between first and second language learners. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51, 612-620.

 Lervåg, A., & Hulme, C. (2009). Rapid naming (RAN) taps a basic constraint on the development of early reading fluency. Psychological Science, 20, 1040-1048.

 Lervåg, A., Bråten, I., & Hulme, C. (2009). The cognitive and linguistic foundations of early reading development: A Norwegian latent variable longitudinal study. Developmental Psychology, 45, 764-781.

  • Aadland, Katrine Nyvoll; Ommundsen, Yngvar; Aadland, Eivind; Brønnick, Kolbjørn Selvåg; Lervåg, Arne; Resaland, Geir Kåre & Moe, Vegard Fusche (2017). Executive Functions Do Not Mediate Prospective Relations between Indices of Physical Activity and Academic Performance: The Active Smarter Kids (ASK) Study. Frontiers in Psychology.  ISSN 1664-1078.  8 . doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01088 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Fricke, Silke; Burgoyne, Kelly; Bowyer-Crane, Claudine; Kyriacou, Maria; Zosimidou, Alexandra; Maxwell, Liam; Lervåg, Arne; Snowling, Margaret J. & Hulme, Charles (2017). The efficacy of early language intervention in mainstream school settings: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines.  ISSN 0021-9630.
  • Hagen, Åste Mjelve; Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne (2017). Improving Language Comprehension in Preschool Children with Language Difficulties: A Cluster Randomized Trial.. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines.  ISSN 0021-9630. . doi: DOI:10.1111/cdev.12861
  • Karlsen, Jannicke; Lyster, Solveig-Alma Halaas & Lervåg, Arne (2017). Vocabulary development in Norwegian L1 and L2 learners in the kindergarten-school transition. Journal of Child Language.  ISSN 0305-0009.  44(2), s 402- 426 . doi: 10.1017/S0305000916000106
  • Lervåg, Arne; Hulme, Charles & Melby-Lervåg, Monica (2017). Unpicking the developmental relationships between oral language skills and reading comprehension: It’s simple, but complex.. Child Development.  ISSN 0009-3920. . doi: DOI:10.1111/cdev.12861
  • Bowyer-Crane, Claudine; Fricke, Silke; Schaefer, Blanca; Lervåg, Arne & Hulme, Charles (2016). Early literacy and comprehension skills in children learning English as an additional language and monolingual children with language weaknesses. Reading and writing.  ISSN 0922-4777.  s 1- 20 . doi: 10.1007/s11145-016-9699-8
  • Kail, Robert; Lervåg, Arne & Hulme, Charles (2016). Longitudinal evidence linking processing speed to the development of reasoning. Developmental Science.  ISSN 1363-755X.  19(6), s 1067- 1074 . doi: 10.1111/desc.12352
  • Lyster, Solveig-Alma Halaas; Lervåg, Arne & Hulme, Charles (2016). Preschool morphological training produces long-term improvements in reading comprehension. Reading and writing.  ISSN 0922-4777.  29(6), s 1269- 1288 . doi: 10.1007/s11145-016-9636-x Show summary
  • Rogde, Kristin; Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne (2016). Improving the General Language Skills of Second-Language Learners in Kindergarten: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness.  ISSN 1934-5747.  9, s 150- 170 . doi: 10.1080/19345747.2016.1171935
  • Rogde, Kristin; Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne (2016). Improving the linguistic comprehension skills of second-language learners in preschool: A randomized trial study. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness.  ISSN 1934-5747. . doi: DOI:10.1080/19345747.2016.1171935
  • Hulme, Charles; Nash, Hanna; Gooch, Debbie; Lervåg, Arne & Snowling, Margaret J. (2015). The Foundations of Literacy Development in Children at Familial Risk of Dyslexia. Psychological Science.  ISSN 0956-7976.  26(12), s 1877- 1886 . doi: 10.1177/0956797615603702 Show summary
  • Næss, Kari-Anne Bottegaard; Lervåg, Arne; Lyster, Solveig-Alma Halaas & Hulme, Charles (2015). Longitudinal relationships between language and verbal short-term memory skills in children with Down syndrome. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology (Print).  ISSN 0022-0965.  135, s 43- 55 . doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2015.02.004
  • Ulriksen, Robin; Sagatun, Åse; Zachrisson, Henrik Daae; Waaktaar, Trine & Lervåg, Arne (2015). Social Support and Socioeconomic Status Predict Secondary Students' Grades and Educational Plans Indifferently Across Immigrant Group and Gender. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research.  ISSN 0031-3831.  59(3), s 357- 376 . doi: 10.1080/00313831.2014.965792
  • Göbel, Silke M.; Watson, Sarah E.; Lervåg, Arne & Hulme, Charles (2014). Children’s arithmetic development: it is number knowledge, not the approximate number sense, that counts. Psychological Science.  ISSN 0956-7976.  25(3), s 789- 798 . doi: doi:10.1177/0956797613516471
  • Hagen, Åste Marie Mjelve; Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne (2014). Barn som strever med språk og leseferdigheter: Hvilke tiltak virker?. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi.  ISSN 0332-7256.  60(4), s 6- 13
  • Lervåg, Arne & Melby-Lervåg, Monica (2014). Utvikling av språk og leseferdigheter hos minoritetsspråklige, I: Line Wittek & Janicke Heldal Stray (red.),  Pedagogikk - en grunnbok.  Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 978-82-02-41424-5.  25.  s 437 - 453
  • Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne (2014). Effects of educational interventions targeting reading comprehension and underlying components. Child Development Perspectives.  ISSN 1750-8592.  8(2), s 96- 100 . doi: 10.1111/cdep.12068
  • Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne (2014). Reading Comprehension and its Underlying Components in Second Language Learners: A Meta-analysis of Studies Comparing First and Second Language Learners. Psychological bulletin.  ISSN 0033-2909.  140(2), s 409- 433 . doi: 10.1037/a0033890 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne (2014). Språklig utvikling hos barn fra null til fem år. I Utvikling, lek og læring i barnehagen: – forskning og praksis, I: Vibeke Glaser; Ingunn Størksen & May Britt Drugli (red.),  Utvikling, lek og læring i barnehagen. Forskning og praksis.  Fagbokforlaget.  ISBN 978-82-321-0160-3.  8.
  • Caravolas, Markéta; Lervåg, Arne; Defior, Sylvia; Seidlová-Málkova, Gabriela & Hulme, Charles (2013). Different Patterns, but Equivalent Predictors, of Growth in Reading in Consistent and Inconsistent Orthographies. Psychological Science.  ISSN 0956-7976.  24(8), s 1398- 1407 . doi: 10.1177/0956797612473122
  • Holen, Solveig; Waaktaar, Trine; Lervåg, Arne & Ystgaard, Mette (2013). Implementing a Universal Stress Management Program for Young School Children: Are there Classroom Climate or Academic Effects?. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research.  ISSN 0031-3831.  57(4), s 420- 444 . doi: 10.1080/00313831.2012.656320 Show summary
  • Caravolas, Markéta; Lervåg, Arne Ola; Mousikou, Petroula; Efrim, Corina; Litavsky, Miroslav; Onochie-Quintanilla, Eduardo; Salas, Naymé; Schöffelová, Miroslava; Defior, Sylvia; Mikulajová, Marína; Seidlová-Málkova, Gabriela & Hulme, Charles (2012). Common Patterns of Prediction of Literacy Development in Different Alphabetic Orthographies. Psychological Science.  ISSN 0956-7976.  23(6), s 678- 686 . doi: 10.1177/0956797611434536
  • Holen, Solveig; Lervåg, Arne Ola; Waaktaar, Trine & Ystgaard, Mette (2012). Exploring the associations between coping patterns for everyday stressors and mental health in young schoolchildren. Journal of School Psychology.  ISSN 0022-4405.  50(2), s 167- 193 . doi: 10.1016/j.jsp.2011.10.006 Show summary
  • Holen, Solveig; Waaktaar, Trine; Lervåg, Arne & Ystgaard, Mette (2012). The effectiveness of a universal school-based programme on coping and mental health: a randomised, controlled study of Zippy's Friends. Educational Psychology.  ISSN 0144-3410.  32(5), s 657- 677 . doi: 10.1080/01443410.2012.686152 Show summary
  • Hulme, Charles; Goetz, Kristina; Brigstocke, Sophie; Nash, Hanna; Lervåg, Arne Ola & Snowling, Margaret J. (2012). The growth of reading skills in children with Down Syndrome. Developmental Science.  ISSN 1363-755X.  15(3), s 320- 329 . doi: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2011.01129.x
  • Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne Ola (2012). Oral language skills moderate nonword repetition skills in children with dyslexia: A meta-analysis of the role of nonword repetition skills in dyslexia. Scientific Studies of Reading.  ISSN 1088-8438.  16(1), s 1- 34 . doi: 10.1080/10888438.2010.537715
  • Melby-Lervåg, Monica; Lervåg, Arne; Lyster, Solveig-Alma Halaas; Klem, Marianne; Hagtvet, Bente Eriksen & Hulme, Charles (2012). Nonword repetition ability does not appear to be a causal influence on children’s vocabulary development. Psychological Science.  ISSN 0956-7976.  23(10), s 1069- 1098 . doi: 10.1177/0956797612443833
  • Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne Ola (2011). Cross-linguistic transfer of oral language, decoding, phonological awareness, and reading comprehension: A meta-analysis of the correlational evidence. Journal of research in reading (Print).  ISSN 0141-0423.  34(1), s 114- 135 . doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9817.2010.01477.x Show summary
  • Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne Ola (2011). Hvilken betydning har morsmålsferdigheter for utviklingen av leseforståelse og dets underliggende komponenter på andrespråket?. Norsk pedagogisk tidsskrift.  ISSN 0029-2052.  95(5), s 330- 341
  • Nergård, Vegard; Hatlevik, Ove Edvard; Martinussen, Monica & Lervåg, Arne (2011). An airman's personal attitude: Pilots' point of view. Aviation.  ISSN 1648-7788.  15(4), s 101- 111
  • Lervåg, Arne Ola & Aukrust, Vibeke Grøver (2010). Vocabulary knowledge is a critical determinant of the difference in reading comprehension growth between first and second language learners. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines.  ISSN 0021-9630.  51(5), s 612- 620 . doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2009.02185.x
  • Lervåg, Arne Ola & Hulme, Charles (2010). Predicting the Growth of Early Spelling Skills: Are There Heterogeneous Developmental Trajectories?. Scientific Studies of Reading.  ISSN 1088-8438.  14(6), s 485- 513 . doi: 10.1080/10888431003623488 Show summary
  • Lervåg, Arne Ola; Bråten, Ivar & Hulme, Charles (2009). The Cognitive and Linguistic Foundations of Early Reading Development: A Norwegian Latent Variable Longitudinal Study. Developmental Psychology.  ISSN 0012-1649.  45(3), s 764- 781 . doi: 10.1037/a0014132
  • Lervåg, Arne Ola & Hulme, Charles (2009). Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN) Taps a Mechanism That Places Constraints on the Development of Early Reading Fluency. Psychological Science.  ISSN 0956-7976.  20(8), s 1040- 1048 . doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2009.02405.x
  • Lervåg, Arne Ola & Melby-Lervåg, Monica (2009). Muntlig språk, ordavkoding og leseforståelse hos tospråklige: En sammenfatning av empiriske studier. Norsk pedagogisk tidsskrift.  ISSN 0029-2052.  93(4), s 264- 279 . doi: http://www.idunn.no/file/ci/34669929/npt_2009_04_pdf.pdf
  • Lervåg, Arne Ola (2003). Doctoral programmes in education in Norway. A candidate's view. Nordisk Pedagogik.  ISSN 0901-8050.  23(4), s 240- 245
  • Lervåg, Arne Ola (2002). Forholdet mellom språk, ulike fonologiske ferdigheter og den begynnende leseutviklingen, I: Ivar Bråten (red.),  Læring: i sosialt, kogntitivt og sosialt-kogntitivt perspektiv.  Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 82-02-21817-9.  s 148 - 163
  • Lervåg, Arne Ola & Bråten, Ivar (2002). Effects of memory load on word recognition: Are there dual-routers in Norway?. Reading and writing.  ISSN 0922-4777.  15(3-4), s 233- 259 . doi: 10.1023/A:1015209417129

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  • Lyster, Solveig-Alma Halaas; Lervåg, Arne & Hulme, Charles (2016). Erratum to: Preschool morphological training produces long-term improvements in reading comprehension. Reading and writing.  ISSN 0922-4777.  29(6), s 1289- 1289 . doi: 10.1007/s11145-016-9647-7 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Hagen, Åste Marie Mjelve; Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne (2015). Barn som strever med språk og leseferdigheter: Hvilke tiltak virker?, I:  Dysleksivennlig skole.  Dysleksi Norge.  ISBN 978-82-90503-12-8.  Kapittel.
  • Lervåg, Arne; Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Hulme, Charles (2015). The role of general language skills in the development of decoding skills..
  • Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne (2014). Jon Hatties Visible Learning: Ingen "Hellig Gral" for undervisningen.. Bedre Skole.  ISSN 0802-183X.  1, s 86
  • Rogde, Kristin; Hagen, Åste Marie Mjelve; Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne (2014). Effect of Linguistic Comprehension Training on Language and Reading Comprehension.
  • Göbel, Silke M; Watson, Sarah; Lervåg, Arne & Hulme, Charles (2013). Number comparison versus number identification: longitudinal predictors of growth in arithmetic in primary school.
  • Lervåg, Arne & Melby-Lervåg, Monica (2013). The structure of reading comprehension skills: A latent variable growth study from second to seventh grade.
  • Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne (2013). En revurdering av evidensbasert praksis. Bedre Skole.  ISSN 0802-183X.  4, s 75
  • Rogde, Kristin; Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne (2013). Boosting second- language learners’ oral language comprehension skills in preschool: A randomized trial study.
  • Caravolas, Markéta; Lervåg, Arne; Mousikou, Petroula & Hulme, Charles (2012). Patterns and predictors of growth in silent reading in three alphabetic orthographies: Different rates, similar patterns.
  • Hulme, Charles; Melby-Lervåg, Monica; Lyster, Solveig-Alma Halaas; Klem, Marianne; Hagtvet, Bente Eriksen & Lervåg, Arne (2012). Nonword Repetition Ability: More a Consequence than a Cause of Children's Vocabulary Development.
  • Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne (2012). Barnets språkutvikling. Spedbarnsboken.  s 140
  • Lervåg, Arne Ola (2011). The reciprocal development between reading comprehension, decoding and vocabulary skills: A Norwegian Longitudinal Study.
  • Lervåg, Arne Ola & Melby-Lervåg, Monica (2011). Oral Language Skills Moderate Nonword Repetition Skills in Children with Dyslexia: A Meta-analysis of the role of Nonword Repetition Skills in Dyslexia.
  • Lervåg, Arne Ola (2010). The structure and development of beginning reading comprehension skills.
  • Melby-Lervåg, Monica & Lervåg, Arne Ola (2010). Language and literacy skills in L2 learners: A meta-analysis.
  • Lervåg, Arne Ola & Hulme, Charles (2009). Prediction of growth in early spelling skills: Are there hetrogeneous trajctories?.
  • Lervåg, Arne Ola & Hulme, Charles (2008). Development of spelling: Prediction and latent classes.
  • Lervåg, Arne Ola & Hulme, Charles (2007). Prediction of development of in beginning reading.
  • Hagtvet, Bente Eriksen; Horn, Erna; Lervåg, Arne Ola & Lyster, Solveig-Alma Halaas (2006). EARLY ORAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT IN DYSLEXIC CHILDREN: DELAYED OR TYPICAL?.
  • Lervåg, Arne Ola (2006). Modeling growth in reading fluency and rapid naming.
  • Lervåg, Arne Ola (2005). Prediction of development in beginning reading and spelling: A Norwegian latent variable study. Series of dissertations submitted to the Faculty of Education, University of Oslo = Doktoravhandlinger forsvart ved Det utdanningsvitenskapelige fakultet, Universitetet i Oslo. 52.

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