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ERIC Number: EJ736732
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 21
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 20
ISSN: ISSN-1052-231X
Think-Aloud Protocol and Adult Learners
Berne, Jennifer
Adult Basic Education: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Adult Literacy Educational Planning, v14 n3 p153-173 Fall 2004
This article explores the uses of think-aloud protocol with struggling adult readers. In this work, the author explores the varied uses of think-alouds before inquiring into the strategy as an instructional tool for adults. An analysis of the use of think-aloud protocol with adults in a community college classroom reveals its problems and promise as a way to help adults' comprehension monitoring strategies and, ultimately, reading proficiency. (Contains 7 tables.)
Commission on Adult Basic Education, 1320 Jamesville Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210. Tel: 315-422-9121; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Basic Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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