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ERIC Number: EJ504872
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-0553
The Role of Context and Dictionary Definitions on Varying Levels of Word Knowledge.
Nist, Sherrie L.; Olejnik, Stephen
Reading Research Quarterly, v30 n2 p172-93 Apr-Jun 1995
Examines contextual and definitional factors that determine whether and to what extent college students learn unknown words without instruction. Finds that the quality of the definition appears to determine the extent to which college students are able to learn unknown words. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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