ERIC Number: EJ415812
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Friendly Texts and Text-Friendly Teachers.
Dreher, Mariam Jean; Singer, Harry
Theory into Practice, v28 n2 p98-104 Spr 1989
Explains eight categories of friendly text features: text organization, signaling, discourse consistency, cohesion, explication, conceptual density, metadiscourse, and instructional devices. Extratext determinants of readability (reader, goal, teacher) are also examined. Within the context of two models of reading, the interaction of these determinants with the text is discussed. (IAH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: The focus of the 10 articles in this theme issue is learning through text.