ERIC Number: EJ624629
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Selection of Main Points in Instructional Texts: Influences of Task Demands.
Schellings, Gonny L. M.; Van Hout-Wolters, Bernadette H. A. M.; Vermunt, Jan D.
Journal of Literacy Research, v28 n3 p355-78 Sep 1996
Examines degree to which three types of tasks affect the selection of main points in instructional texts. Finds, on average, type of task did affect the number and kind of selected text fragments, but the variation between the students was large. Suggests findings provide more insight into three ways of identifying main points. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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