Selective Benefits of Question Self-Generation and Answering for Remembering Expository Text

  title={Selective Benefits of Question Self-Generation and Answering for Remembering Expository Text},
  author={Julie M Bugg and Mark A. McDaniel},
  journal={Journal of Educational Psychology},
  • J. Bugg, M. McDaniel
  • Published 1 November 2012
  • Psychology, Education
  • Journal of Educational Psychology
The present study examined possible memory and metacomprehension benefits of using a combined question self-generation and answering technique, relative to rereading, as a study strategy for expository passages. In the 2 question self-generation and answering conditions (detail or conceptual questions), participants were prompted on how to generate questions of a particular type (detail or conceptual) and given practice and feedback prior to reading and studying 4 experimental passages… 

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