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ERIC Number: EJ432484
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Using Metaphor to Improve the Learning of Less Able Students.
Robertson, Lyn
Ohio Reading Teacher, v24 n3 p30-37 Spr 1990
Describes an experimental investigation of how a live metaphor might help readers connect an old idea with a new concept, thereby adding new information to an existing base of knowledge. Finds that the use of metaphors may generate a meaningful learning experience for less able readers at the university level. (MG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Language: English
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