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ERIC Number: EJ411538
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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The Influence of Prior Knowledge and Text Genre on Readers' Prediction Strategies.
Afflerbach, Peter
Journal of Reading Behavior, v22 n2 p131-48 Jun 1990
Examines the influence of prior knowledge and text genre on prediction strategies of eleventh grade and graduate student readers. Finds that readers' prior knowledge may significantly influence the nature of readers' prediction strategies. Uses qualitative analysis of verbal report data to examine variation in types of prediction strategies. Discusses implications for reading comprehension theory and educational practice. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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