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ERIC Number: EJ831577
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0346-251X
Differential Effects of Textual Enhancement Formats on Intake
Simard, Daphnee
System: An International Journal of Educational Technology and Applied Linguistics, v37 n1 p124-135 Mar 2009
This study investigated the effects of textual enhancement formats (number and choice of typographical cues) on the intake of plural markers in English as a second language among grade eight native French-speaking students. An experimental reading task integrating different formats of textual enhancement into a text was created. A split-plot experimental design was used to compare the results obtained from a control group and seven experimental groups (each experimental group was exposed to a different textual enhancement format). The results suggest that the textual enhancement formats used in the experimental conditions had different impacts on the intakes produced by the participants. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Grade 8
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Language: English
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