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Pratt, Sharon M. – Reading Psychology, 2020
This mixed methods study explored the relationship between what beginning readers say about their thought processes for self-monitoring their reading and their ability to self-correct. Using Epistemic Network Analysis to visually map the metacognitive processes first-graders reported, results indicate a statistically significant difference (p…
Descriptors: Oral Reading, Error Correction, Cognitive Processes, Metacognition
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Henretty, Dawnelle J.; McEneaney, John E. – Reading Psychology, 2020
Readers are increasingly exposed to text that includes both words and images through comics, graphic novels, online materials, and video games. In this study, we use the medium of the 4-panel comic strip to examine how readers make meaning of the word/image composite. We propose a cognitive interactive framework that incorporates both the…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Adolescents, Literacy, Reading Comprehension
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Morrison, Timothy G.; Wilcox, Brad; Bird, Lauren; Murdoch, Erica; Bursey, Hannah; Helvey, McKenzie – Reading Psychology, 2020
The Common Core has emphasized reading for comprehension, including making inferences. However, little is known about the instructional materials included in core literacy programs for teaching inferences. The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency of background, anaphoric, predictive, and retrospective inferences in instructional…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Reading Instruction, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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Bippert, Kelli – Reading Psychology, 2020
To address the needs of middle school students who experience difficulty with reading, students are often placed in reading intervention programs to improve literacy skills. This study explores the question: in what ways do students successfully and unsuccessfully use self-initiated comprehension strategies in their efforts to engage with…
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, Student Needs, Middle School Students, Intervention
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Bassett, Hideko H.; Denham, Susanne A.; Mohtasham, Mandana; Austin, Nila – Reading Psychology, 2020
In the present study, the relation between children's emotion knowledge and preschool teachers' book reading behaviors during shared book reading in the classroom was examined. A new coding system, the Book Readings for an Affective Classroom Education (BRACE), was developed to capture teachers' macro-level book reading behaviors (i.e., dialogic…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Coding, Psychological Patterns, Knowledge Level
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Lindholm, Anna; Tengberg, Michael – Reading Psychology, 2019
This two-year longitudinal study investigated Swedish L2 middle school students' reading development and its relation to reported strategy use. Reading comprehension was measured on three occasions and strategy use was examined using the Metacognitive Awareness of Reading Strategies Inventory (MARSI) scale. The results show that student reading…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Second Language Learning, Reading Comprehension
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Ghavamnia, Maedeh – Reading Psychology, 2019
The purpose of this mixed-method investigation was to examine the effect of explicit instruction of cognitive strategies on the reading performance of Iranian graduate students and identify the cognitive strategies the participants used while reading a scientific article in English (L2). Prior to the study, the students completed a questionnaire…
Descriptors: Direct Instruction, Teaching Methods, Graduate Students, English (Second Language)
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Klvacek, Michelle L.; Monroe, Eula Ewing; Wilcox, Brad; Hall-Kenyon, Kendra M.; Morrison, Timothy G. – Reading Psychology, 2017
This article describes how one second-grade teacher implemented Follow the Reader, her term for dyad reading. Common Core expects students to read increasingly complex texts. Teachers can implement dyad reading with this end in mind. It is a modified version of the neurological impress method in which a lead reader and an assisted reader sit side…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Strategies, Difficulty Level
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Ghahari, Shima; Basanjideh, Mahin – Reading Psychology, 2017
With the advent of learner-centered approaches to language learning and life skills education paradigm in psychology, language classrooms are conceived a fitting educational setting for life skills intervention. This study investigated reading strategies awareness, as a legacy of humanistic psychology and learner-centered movement, of language…
Descriptors: Psycholinguistics, Reading Comprehension, Reading Strategies, Reading Tests
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Alkhaleefah, Tarek A. – Reading Psychology, 2017
Research in strategy use needs to provide comprehensive and detailed qualitative discussion of individual cases and their strategic processing of texts to deepen our understanding of the cognitive and metacognitive processes readers resort to when reading different texts for different purposes. Hence, the present paper aims to provide in-depth and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries
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Pilonieta, Paola – Reading Psychology, 2017
This study seeks to explain what first- and second-grade African American, urban students who participated in an explicit comprehension strategy instruction (ECSI) program learned about comprehension strategies and how this knowledge supports self-regulated strategy use. The study was also designed to compare these students' knowledge with those…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Primary Education, Grade 1, Grade 2
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Stang Lund, Elisabeth; Bråten, Ivar; Brante, Eva W.; Strømsø, Helge I. – Reading Psychology, 2017
This study investigated whether memory for conflicting information predicted mental representation of source-content links (i.e., who said what) in a sample of 86 Norwegian adolescent readers. Participants read four texts presenting conflicting claims about sun exposure and health. With differences in gender, prior knowledge, and interest…
Descriptors: Memory, Expository Writing, Reading Processes, Foreign Countries
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Harmon, Janis; Wood, Karen; Smith, Kassandra; Zakaria, Nauff; Ramadan, Kimberly; Sykes, Melissa – Reading Psychology, 2016
This qualitative study investigated high school reading programs and participants focusing on the insider perspectives of teachers and their students. The study occurred in two sites, one in a Southern state and the other in an Eastern state. The participants, five high school reading teachers and two to three students in each of their reading…
Descriptors: High School Students, Reading Programs, Reading Instruction, Qualitative Research
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Kucer, Stephen B. – Reading Psychology, 2016
This research explores the impact of accuracy and meaning maintaining miscues on the comprehension of complex texts. The issue is explored through fourth graders' readings and retellings. Two types of reading behaviors are examined: (a) portions of text read with no miscues, and (b) portions of text read with meaning-maintaining miscues. Findings…
Descriptors: Accuracy, Miscue Analysis, Scientific Literacy, Reading Comprehension
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Kim, Hyangil – Reading Psychology, 2016
This present study investigated the relationships among L2 readers' reading attitude, reading strategy use, and reading proficiency in order to identify patterns caused by individuals' differences. For this study, 153 Korean university students replied to a reading attitude and reading strategy questionnaire. An ANOVA and frequency analysis were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Reading Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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