Wednesday, September 14, 2011

NoteTaking and Comprehension

Annotated Research

Question: What effect does taking notes have on comprehension of reading material?

Answer: “Note taking significantly improved students’ comprehension regardless of ability level.” JE Faber. 1987. P. 445.

Comment: Makes sense. But what kinds of notes? Paraphrase? Brief quotes? Key words? RayS.

Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” RK Durst and JD Marshall, Eds. Research in the Teaching of English (December 1988), 434-452.

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