ERIC Number: EJ574836
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Interests and Strategies of Young and Old Readers Differentially Interact with Characteristics of Texts.
Meyer, Bonnie J. F.; Talbot, Andrew; Stubblefield, R. Allen; Poon, Leonard W.
Educational Gerontology, v24 n9 p747-71 Dec 1998
Studies of the gain from reading-strategy instructions by young (n=41) and old (n=46) adults determined that older adults were more dependent on signals in text. A strictly cognitive approach to text learning is not sufficient for older adults. (JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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