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ERIC Number: EJ648608
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1086-296X
The Real-World Reading Practices of Adults.
Smith, M Cecil
Journal of Literacy Research, v32 n1 p25-52 Mar 2000
Finds adult readers' efforts at and enjoyment of reading tasks varied depending on the texts and purpose for reading. Notes most readers relied on activating prior knowledge, rereading of text, and note taking. Finds a significant three-way interaction between reading source, setting, and occupation only. Illustrates how specific social context factors account for differences in adults' reading practices. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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