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Alexandra List; Gala S. Campos Oaxaca; Hongcui Du; Hye Yeon Lee; Bailing Lyu – Educational Psychologist, 2024
We examine the role of culture in comprehension. Prominent theories of comprehension conceptualized the outcome of reading as learners' construction of a cognitive representation of texts. We emphasize that such representation reflects not only texts' content, but also individuals' understandings of the real world, as described in texts. We…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Thinking Skills, Reading Comprehension, Reading Materials