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ERIC Number: EJ547175
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0886-0246
The Effects of Pre-Existing Inappropriate Highlighting on Reading Comprehension.
Silvers, Vicki L.; Kreiner, David S.
Reading Research and Instruction, v36 n3 p217-23 Spr 1997
Addresses concerns that, if a student uses a second-hand textbook already highlighted throughout the text, it may interfere with reading comprehension. Investigates highlighting: in the first experiment preexisting inappropriate highlighting interfered with performance on a reading test; in the second experiment, advance warning on the negative effects of preexisting highlighting did not eliminate the effect. (PA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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