NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Publication Date
In 20200
Since 20190
Since 2016 (last 5 years)0
Since 2011 (last 10 years)1
Since 2001 (last 20 years)1
Author
Ariasi, Nicola1
Mason, Lucia1
Education Level
Audience
Location
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing one result Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ariasi, Nicola; Mason, Lucia – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2011
This study examined whether reading a refutational or non-refutational text would induce different cognitive processing, as revealed by eye-movement analyses. Unlike a standard expository text, a refutational text acknowledges a reader's alternative conceptions about a topic, refutes them, and then introduces scientific conceptions as viable…
Descriptors: Text Structure, Attention, Scientific Concepts, Human Body