Date of Award

Fall 12-19-2013

Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Education (MSEd)


Education and Human Development

First Advisor

Sue Robb


This research study explores the influence Retrospective Miscue Analysis (RMA) has on a student’s perception of himself as a reader. RMA allows students to revalue themselves as readers and reflect on reading by viewing it as a meaning making process. The results of this study indicated that RMA had a positive influence on the student’s perception of himself as a reader. In the future, this study can be used as a guide to help others understand how RMA can be used as a tool to aid struggling readers develop positive views of themselves and their abilities. Data was collected through observations, field notes, running records, audio-recordings, and interviews with the student.

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