ERIC Number: EJ464639
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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A Procedure for Determining the Level of Abstraction of Science Reading Material.
Vachon, Myra K.; Haney, Richard E.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v28 n4 p343-52 1991
The objectives of this study were to develop a method for scoring the level of abstraction (LOA) of science reading material and explore its relationship with other methods for assessing curriculum materials. LOA is defined as the ratio of the nonconcrete concepts to the total number of concepts in a written passage expressed as a percent. (Author/PR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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