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Stromso, Helge I.; Braten, Ivar; Britt, M. Anne; Ferguson, Leila E. – Cognition and Instruction, 2013
This study used think-aloud methodology to explore undergraduates' spontaneous attention to and use of source information while reading six documents that presented conflicting views on a controversial social scientific issue in a Google-like environment. Results showed that students explicitly and implicitly paid attention to sources of documents…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Information Sources, Critical Reading
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Stromso, Helge I.; Braten, Ivar; Samuelstuen, Marit S. – Cognition and Instruction, 2003
Examined how seven Norwegian law students' strategic processing and linking of multiple sources worked together during reading expository texts. Found that students primarily used memorization and organization strategies to process information in the text they were currently reading. They more often used monitoring and elaboration to focus on…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, College Students, Comparative Analysis