ERIC Number: EJ289563
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Effects of Three Types of Vocabulary on Readability of Intermediate Grade Science Textbooks: An Application of Finn's Transfer Feature Theory.
Cohen, S. Alan; Steinberg, Joan E.
Reading Research Quarterly, v19 n1 p86-101 Fall 1983
Concludes that it is necessary to consider text frequency and standard frequency index and to discriminate technical words from technical support and nontechnical words to obtain a reliable indication of a science text's readability. (AEA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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