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ERIC Number: EJ466665
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-0553
Prior Knowledge Affects Text Search Success and Extraction of Information.
Symons, Sonya; Pressley, Michael
Reading Research Quarterly, v28 n3 p250-61 Jul-Sep 1993
Assesses the impact of prior knowledge on locating information in textbooks. Finds that search efficiency varied with the state of prior knowledge. Finds no group differences in search in a textbook for which there were no systematic group differences in prior knowledge. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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