ERIC Number: EJ404537
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Effects of Prior Knowledge Activation Modes and Text Structure on Nonscience Majors' Comprehension of Physics.
Alvermann, Donna E.; Hynd, Cynthia R.
Journal of Educational Research, v83 n2 p97-102 Nov-Dec 1989
Results are reported from a study which showed that activating competent readers' naive conceptions about a complex science concept is not as effective in dispelling inaccurate information as activating their naive conceptions and then explicitly directing them to read and attend to ideas that might differ from their own. (IAH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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