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ERIC Number: EJ1053177
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
Reading on the Internet: Realizing and Constructing Potential Texts
Cho, Byeong-Young; Afflerbach, Peter
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v58 n6 p504-517 Mar 2015
Successful Internet reading requires making strategic decisions about what texts to read and a sequence for reading them, all in accordance with readers' goals. In this paper, we describe the process of realizing and constructing potential texts as an important and critical part of successful Internet reading and use verbal report data to examine such strategic actions by readers in the complex environments of the Internet. We focus on Amalie (pseudonym), a participant in a study of adolescents' Internet reading strategy use. Amalie's verbal reports describe representative cognitive and metacognitive processes that strategic high-school readers use as they negotiate the Internet to locate, choose, and use multiple sources. We conclude with a consideration of classroom implications in the era of Common Core State Standards for helping students become accomplished Internet readers.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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