ERIC Number: EJ393115
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Hall, William S.
American Psychologist, v44 n2 p157-61 Feb 1989
Identifies four major assumptions that drive current psychological research on the reading comprehension process. Emerging evidence points to prior knowledge and cognitive and metacognitive processes as critical for the development of skilled reading comprehension, and suggests that instruction on the processes underlying comprehension can improve a reader's comprehension skills. (Author/BJV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue with the title "Children and Their Development: Knowledge Base, Research Agenda, and Social Policy Application."