A Computer System of Referential Resolution to Assess Students' Reading Comprehension

@article{Yang2008ACS,
  title={A Computer System of Referential Resolution to Assess Students' Reading Comprehension},
  author={Yu-Fen Yang and Wing-Kwong Wong and Hui-Chin Yeh},
  journal={Educational Technology & Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={11},
  pages={173-189}
}
The major purpose of this study is to assist college students in constructing mental representation of referential resolution in a computer system. Ninety students were asked to draw mental maps indicating the relationships between references, take reading comprehension tests, and fill out open-ended questionnaire. Results showed that the correlation between referential resolution and reading comprehension ranged from 61% to 75% in three reading tasks. The more students practiced in referential… CONTINUE READING