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ERIC Number: EJ385149
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Confirmation Bias in Predictive Reading.
Garrison, James W.; Hoskisson, Kenneth
Reading Teacher, v42 n7 p482-86 Mar 1989
Argues that confirming reading predictions emphasizes supporting evidence, while refuting predictions reinforces positive patterns of logic and scientific inquiry. Shows how teachers can change questions of confirmation to questions of refutation, using question examples about the story "Old Ben Bailey Meets His Match." (MM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Confirmation (Strategy); Predictive Reading; Question Answering; Question Types