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ERIC Number: EJ498775
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4111
The Effect of Reader Purpose on Interest and Recall.
Schraw, Gregory; Dennison, Rayne Sperling
Journal of Reading Behavior, v26 n1 p1-18 1994
Tests the hypothesis that different assigned purposes for reading led to changes in the "interestingness" and recall of text material. Concludes that reading for a particular purpose enhances the interestingness of text information even when that information is not intrinsically interesting. Discusses educational implications. (BS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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