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ERIC Number: EJ517590
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0163-853X
Reading Procedural Texts: Effects of Purpose for Reading and Predictions of Reading Comprehension Models.
Mills, Carol Bergfeld; And Others
Discourse Processes, v20 n1 p79-107 Jul-Aug 1995
Finds that the reader's purpose for reading (read-to-do or read-to-recall) partially determines what type of mental representation is stressed during comprehension. Finds that the processing of procedural text is codetermined by the participants' purpose for reading and type of text (narrative versus list-like) as well as the text structure (as defined by models). (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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