ERIC Number: EJ345170
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Novice Strategies for Processing Scientific Texts.
Dee-Lucas, Diana; Larkin, Jill H.
Discourse Processes, v9 n3 p329-54 Jul-Sep 1986
Indicates that both novices and experts considered (1) definitions more important than facts, though novices applied this rule more strongly, and (2) information high in the passage hierarchy more important than lower level information. Finds that hierarchical level has a greater effect on the perceived importance of definition than facts. (JD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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