ERIC Number: EJ648312
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Effects of Movement Expressiveness in Story Content and Learning Context on the Analogical Reasoning Performance of African American Children.
Boykin, A. Wade; Cunningham, Rodney T.
Journal of Negro Education, v70 n1-2 p72-83 Win-Spr 2001
Examined the effects on reasoning performance of incorporating cultural factors into task material presentation and context. Low income African American students listened to stories under high movement expression (HME) or low movement expression (LME) conditions. Story content contained either high or low movement themes (HMT/LMT). Children displayed better story knowledge in the HME context and with HMT. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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