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On the theory and measurement of reading comprehension

James M. Royer

On the theory and measurement of reading comprehension

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Published by ERIC in [Washington,D.C.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ED 157 040.

StatementJames M. Royer[and] Donald J. Cunningham.
SeriesERIC reports
ContributionsCunningham, Donald J., Educational Resources Information Center.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20152922M


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ON THE THEORY AND MEASUREMENT OF READING COMPREHENSION James M. Royer University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign On the theory and measurement of reading comprehension book J.

Cunningham Indiana University at Bloomington June Center for the Study of Reading UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN 51 Gerty Drive Champaign, Illinois BOLT BERANEK AND NEWMAN INC. CONTEMPORARY EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 6, () On the Theory and Measurement of Reading Comprehension JAMES M.

ROYER University of Massachusetts, Amherst AND DONALD J. CUNNINGHAM Indiana On the theory and measurement of reading comprehension book at Bloomington This paper suggests that reading comprehension must involve an interaction between the reader's world knowledge and the Cited by: Theories of reading.

This article is in two parts. The first part will look at some of the shifts and trends in theories relating to reading. The second part will examine tips and guidelines for implementing a theory of reading which will help to develop our learners' abilities/5(). Mental Model Theory This theory is based on the idea that a reader constructs a mental model or mental imagery of the circumstances that they are reading about.

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