ERIC Number: ED236646
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
The Quality, Direction, and Distance of Within Sentence Constraints.
Designed to investigate the types of responses given to a sentence completion task when constraint elements of word order, word form, redundancy, distance between lexical items, and the interaction among these elements are considered, this instrument consists of 34 sentences, half of which are high associative sentences, while the other half are low associative sentences. All the sentences follow the same syntactic form; and in each case subjects are required to restore one deleted word, although other words are deleted to study certain constraints. Validity and normative data are included. (This document is one of those reviewed in The Research Instruments Project (TRIP) monograph "Measures for Research and Evaluation in the English Language Arts, Volume 2," published by the Committee on Research of the National Council of Teachers of English in cooperation with the ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills. The TRIP review, included here as an introduction to the instrument, describes the instrument's category (reading), title, author, date, age range (intermediate), purpose, and physical characteristics.) (JL)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Constraints; The Research Instruments Project
Note: From author's Ph.D. dissertation, University of Minnesota. For related documents, see CS 207 904-945.