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ERIC Number: EJ413421
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0022-1546
Enriching Prior Knowledge: Enhancing Mature Literacy in Higher Education.
Henry, Jeanne
Journal of Higher Education, v61 n4 p425-47 Jul-Aug 1990
A discussion of the relationship between background knowledge and reading comprehension examines evidence that American students have insufficient world knowledge and reading ability for the demands of higher education, and suggests methods instructors can use to enrich students' prior knowledge to enhance reading comprehension. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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