ERIC Number: EJ400325
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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A Study of Cognitive Mapping as a Means to Improve Summarization and Comprehension of Expository Text.
Ruddell, Robert B.; Boyle, Owen F.
Reading Research and Instruction, v29 n1 p12-22 Fall 1989
Investigates the effects of cognitive mapping on written summarization and comprehension of expository text. Concludes that mapping appears to assist students in: (1) developing procedural knowledge resulting in more effective written summarization and (2) identifying and using supporting details in their essays. (MG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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