Reading comprehension: from research to practice

Cain, Kate, Oakhill, Jane and Elbro, Carsten (2020) Reading comprehension: from research to practice. The Reading League Journal, 1 (3). pp. 32-40. ISSN 2691-7955

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Abstract

Reading comprehension is crucial for all school subjects and is essential for lifelong learning. As a result, it is difficult to overestimate the importance of reading comprehension in many domains of life. This article builds on many of the conclusions of the National Reading Panel (NRP) in the U.S. (NICHD, 2000), in particular the recommendations from the reviews of Vocabulary Instruction and Text Comprehension Instruction. Here, we aim to bring the reader up to date on research findings related to reading comprehension in particular. Given space limitations, this is just a brief overview, which we hope will build a foundation of professional knowledge and stimulate further reading on this topic.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Psychology > Psychology
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Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2021 09:17
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2022 15:23
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/103040

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