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Seipel, Ben; Carlson, Sarah E.; Clinton, Virginia E. – Reading Psychology, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine moment-by-moment fluctuations in text comprehension processing and determine how and when poor and good comprehenders differ. To do so, we reanalyzed a dataset of think-aloud protocols from 138 intermediate elementary students. Both good and poor comprehenders used a variety of processing strategies when…
Descriptors: Protocol Analysis, Text Structure, Reading Comprehension, Reader Text Relationship
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Schirmer, Barbara R.; Schaffer, Laura; Therrien, William J.; Schirmer, Todd N. – Reading Psychology, 2016
Two studies were conducted to determine if the Reread-Adapt and Answer-Comprehend (RAAC) repeated reading fluency intervention is effective in improving the reading achievement of deaf middle school and high school students. Participants included six middle school students and eight high school students. We found consistently good comprehension…
Descriptors: Deafness, Reading Fluency, Reading Instruction, Reading Achievement
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List, Alexandra; Grossnickle, Emily M.; Alexander, Patricia A. – Reading Psychology, 2016
The present study examined undergraduate students' multiple source use in response to two different types of academic questions, one discrete and one open-ended. Participants (N = 240) responded to two questions using a library of eight digital sources, varying in source type (e.g., newspaper article) and reliability (e.g., authors' credentials).…
Descriptors: Profiles, Questioning Techniques, Information Sources, Undergraduate Students
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Zabrucky, Karen M.; Moore, DeWayne; Agler, Lin-Miao Lin; Cummings, Andrea M. – Reading Psychology, 2015
In the present study, we assessed students' metacomprehension knowledge and examined the components of knowledge most related to comprehension of expository texts. We used the Revised Metacomprehension Scale (RMCS) to investigate the relations between students' metacomprehension knowledge and comprehension performance. Students who evaluated and…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Metacognition, Reading Comprehension, Evaluation Methods