ERIC Number: ED107063
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Nov
Reference Count: 0
I Don't Understand What You Mean by Comprehension.
Rees, Norma S.
The author discusses A. Zwicky's ideas of meaning, presupposition, message, and inference and cites examples from recent literature in the study of language to support her assertion that the above ideas correspond to different levels of comprehension that must be accounted for in any complete theory of comprehension. It is argued that an adequate theory of the normal development and function of comprehension will enable educators to assess children's comprehension and to determine instructional goals and strategies more successfully. (GW)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Speech and Hearing Association (Las Vegas, Nevada, November 1974)