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Coh-Metrix: Analysis of text on cohesion and language
- A. Graesser, D. McNamara, M. Louwerse, Zhiqiang Cai
- Computer Science, LinguisticsBehavoir research methods, instruments…
- 1 May 2004
Standard text readability formulas scale texts on difficulty by relying on word length and sentence length, whereas Coh-Metrix is sensitive to cohesion relations, world knowledge, and language and discourse characteristics.
Are Good Texts Always Better? Interactions of Text Coherence, Background Knowledge, and Levels of Understanding in Learning From Text
Two experiments, theoretically motivated by the construction-integration model of text comprehension (W. Kintsch, 1988), investigated the role of text coherence in the comprehension of science texts.…
Handbook of latent semantic analysis
This book discusses Latent Semantic Analysis as a Theory of Meaning, its application in Cognitive Theory, and its applications in Educational Applications.
SERT: Self-Explanation Reading Training
- D. McNamara
- Psychology, Education
- 1 July 2004
This study examined the effects of providing reading strategy instruction to improve the effectiveness of self-explanation (i.e., explaining the meaning of information to oneself while reading). The…
Learning from texts: Effects of prior knowledge and text coherence
Two experiments, theoretically motivated by the construction‐integration model of comprehension, investigated effects of prior knowledge on learning from high‐ and low‐coherence history texts and indicated that the low‐ coherence text requires more inference processes.
Automated Evaluation of Text and Discourse with Coh-Metrix: The Discussion
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Automated Evaluation of Text and Discourse with Coh-Metrix: Introduction
This informative article might allow one to locate universe that could not believe it is previously, and furthermore by exactly what points as possible problem together with to generate concept.
Reading both high-coherence and low-coherence texts: effects of text sequence and prior knowledge.
- D. McNamara
- PsychologyCanadian journal of experimental psychology…
- 1 March 2001
Low-knowledge readers benefited from the high-coherence text, regardless of whether it was read first, second, or twice, while high- knowledge readers benefitedfrom the low- coherence only text when it was reading first.
Computer analyses of text characteristics are often used by reading teachers, researchers, and policy makers when selecting texts for students. The authors of this article identify components of…