ERIC Number: EJ451295
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Effects of Advance Organizers and Reader's Purpose on the Level of Ideas Acquired from Expository Text--Part II.
Williams, Thomas R.; Butterfield, Earl C.
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v22 n3 p281-99 1992
Investigates whether advance organizers facilitate the acquisition of subordinate information from text. Examines the influences of reader's background knowledge, advance organizers, relative importance of idea units, and idea units' position within a text structure on the recall of textual information. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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