Question: What does learning from text require?
Answer/Quote: “Learning from text, like all meaningful learning, depends critically on the activation of relevant prior knowledge and the integration of new information with it.” 22.
Comment: The more we already know about a topic, the better we will comprehend new information concerning it. RayS.
Title: “Comprehension and Learning from Refutation and Expository Texts.” I-A N Diakidoy, et al. Reading Research Quarterly (January/ February/ March 2011), 25-38.