ERIC Number: ED181429
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
On the Making of Inferences During Reading and Their Assessment. Technical Report No. 157.
This report examines how the making of inferences plays a role in the comprehension of narratives. The report poses and discusses seven questions: What are inferences? What functions do they perform? What is required to make inferences? What processes are involved? What kinds of inferences are there? How can readers' inferences be assessed? Can comprehension be promoted through asking inferential questions? (FL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Center for the Study of Reading.; Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Inc., Cambridge, MA.