Understanding signals and reading comprehension

MyBook is a cheap paperback edition of the original book and will be sold at uniform, low price.

Buy this article

Price: £15.00+Taxes
Add to favourites

The full text of this article is not currently available.

Data & Media loading...


Full text loading...


Allison, D. , S. Varghese , and S.M. Wu
(1999) Local coherence and its limits: a second look at second sentences. Journal of Second Language Writing8,1: 77–97. doi: 10.1016/S1060‑3743(99)80113‑1
Anderson, J.R.
(1983) The architecture of cognition. Cambridge, Harvard University Press.
De Beaugrande, R.
(1997) New foundation for a science of text and discourse: cognition, communication, and the freedom of access to knowledge and society. Norwood, N.J., Ablex.
De Beaugrande, R. and W. Dressier
(1981) Introduction to text linguistics. London, Longman.
Britton, B.K. , S.M. Glynn , B.J F. Meyer and M.J. Penland
(1982) Effects of text structure on use of cognitive capacity during reading. Journal of Educational Psychology74:51–61. doi: 10.1037/0022‑0663.74.1.51
Charrow, V.R. and J.C. Redish
(1980) A study of standardized headings for warranties. (Technical Report No.6, Document Design Project). Washington, D.C., National Institute of Education.
Connor, U. and A.M. Johns
(1990) Coherence in writing: research and pedagogical perspectives. U.S.A., Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc.
Davidson, J.E. , R. Deuser , and R.J. Sternberg
(1994) The role of metacogntion in problem solving. In J. Metcalfe and A.P. Shimamura (eds) Metacognition; knowing about knowing, 207–226. Cambridge, The MIT Press.
Evensen, L.S.
(1985) Connectors in student writing: a methodological note. NORDTEXTNewsletter4: 1–6.
(1990) Pointers to superstructure in student writing. In U. Connor and A.M. Johns (eds) Coherence in writing; research and pedagogical perspectives. U.S.A., Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Language, Inc.
Geva, E.
(1992) The role of conjunctions in L2 text comprehension. TESOL Quarterly26,4: 731–747. doi: 10.2307/3586871
Geva, E. and E.B. Ryan
(1985) Use of conjunctions in expository texts by skilled and less skilled readers. Journal of Reading Behaviour17:331–345.
Glaser, R. and J.W. Pellegrino
(1987) Aptitudes for learning and cognitive processes. In F.E. Weinert and R.H. Kluwe (eds) Metacognition, motivation, and understanding, 267–288. New Jersey, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Halliday, M.A.K.
(1994) An introduction to functional grammar (2ndedition). London, Arnold.
Halliday, M.A.K. and R. Hasan,
(1976) Cohesion in English. London, Longman.
Hartley, J. , J. Kenely , G. Owen , and M. Trueman
(1980) The effect of headings on children’s recall from prose text. British Journal of Educational Psychology50:304–307. doi: 10.1111/j.2044‑8279.1980.tb00816.x
Heath, R.L. and J. Bryant
(1992) Human communication theory and research. New Jersey, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Hoey, M.
(1983) On the surface of discourse. Allen and Unwin.
(1991) Patterns of lexis in text. Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Holley, C. D. , D.F. Dansereau , S.H. Evans , K.W. Collins , L. Brooks and D.Larson
(1981) Utilizing intact and embedded headings as processing aids with nonnarrative text. Contemporary Educational Psychology6:227–236. doi: 10.1016/0361‑476X(81)90003‑5
Irwin, J.W.
(1982) The effects of coherence explicitness on college readers’ prose comprehension. Journal of Reading Behaviour14:275–284.
Johns, A.M.
(1986) Coherence and academic writing: some definitions and suggestions for teaching. TESOL Quarterly20,2: 47–265. doi: 10.2307/3586543
Kintsch, W. and T.A. van Dijk
(1978) Towards a model of discourse comprehension and production. Psychological Review85:363–394. doi: 10.1037/0033‑295X.85.5.363
Kintsch, W.
(1988) The role of knowledge in discourse comprehension. The Construction-Integration model of text comprehension. Psychological Review95: 163–182. doi: 10.1037/0033‑295X.95.2.163
Loman, N.L. and R.E. Mayer
(1983) Signalling techniques that increase the understandability of expository prose. Journal of Educational Psychology75:402–412 doi: 10.1037/0022‑0663.75.3.402
Marshall, N. and M.D. Glock
(1978) Comprehension of connected discourse: a study into the relationships between the structure of text and information recalled. Reading Research Quarterly14:10–56. doi: 10.2307/747293
Meyer, B.J.F.
(1975) The organization of prose and its effects on memory. Amsterdam, North-Holland.
(1979) Organizational patterns in prose and their use in reading. In M.L. Kamil and A.J. Moe (eds) Reading research: studies and applications. Clemson, S.C., National Reading Conference, Inc.
Meyer, B.J.F. , D.M. Brandt , and G.J. Bluth
(1980) Use of top-level structure in text: key for reading comprehension of ninth grade students. Reading Research Quarterly16:72–101. doi: 10.2307/747349
Otero, J.
(1998) Influence of knowledge activation and context on comprehension monitoring of science texts. In D.J. Hacker , J. Dunlosky , and A.C. Grasser (eds) Metacognition in educational theory and practice, 145–164. New Jersey, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Reid, J.
(1996) U.S. academic readers, ESL writers, and second sentences. Journal of Second Language Writing5:129–161. doi: 10.1016/S1060‑3743(96)90022‑3
Spyridakis, J.H.
(1986) Headings, logical connectives, and previews: effects on reading comprehension. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. University of Washington.
Spyridakis, J.H. and T.C. Standal
(1986) Headings, previews, logical connectives; effects on reading comprehension. Journal of Technical Writing And Communication16,4: 343–354.
Spyridakis, J.H.
(1989) Signalling effects: a review of the research, Part I. Journal of Technical Writing And Communication19,3; 227–240. doi: 10.2190/UA49‑PQ9K‑H1MN‑DYK9
van Dijk, T.A.
(1980) Macrostructures. Hillsdale N.J., Lawrence Erlbaum.
(1981) Studies in the pragmatics of discourse. The Hague, Mouton. doi: 10.1515/9783110826142
(1995) In C.A. Weaver III , S. Mannes and C.R. Fletcher (eds) Discourse comprehension: essays in honour of Walter Kintsch, 383–410. New York, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
van Dijk, T.A. and W. Kintsch
(1983) Strategies of discourse comprehension. New York, Academic Press
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address