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Supporting Readers' Comprehension Through Effective Text Design


Educational Technology Volume 24, Number 10, ISSN 0013-1962


Discusses cognitive processes readers engage in when comprehending instructional text and identifies familiar devices utilized by authors of instructional materials to support each of these processes. Included are appropriate vocabulary and sentence syntax use for intended audience; listing instructional objectives; and use of hierarchical outlines, advance organizers, and analogy use. (MBR)


Glynn, S.M. & Britton, B.K. (1984). Supporting Readers' Comprehension Through Effective Text Design. Educational Technology, 24(10), 40-43. Retrieved February 22, 2020 from .

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