ERIC Number: EJ432443
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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The Effects of Purpose and Frequency on Vocabulary Learning from Written Context of High and Low Ability Reading Comprehenders.
Stanley, Patricia D.; Ginther, Dean W.
Reading Research and Instruction, v30 n4 p31-41 Sum 1991
Investigates the effects of purpose for reading and frequency of encounters with unknown words in written context on learning from context tasks performed by 119 sixth grade good and poor reading comprehenders. Finds no significant interactions, resulting at least partial support for Robert Sternberg's model of verbal comprehension. (MG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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