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  1. Models of Understanding Text

    Edited by Bruce K. Britton, Arthur C. Graesser

    Series: Cog Studies Grp of the Inst for Behavioral Research at UGA

    What is text understanding? It is the dynamic process of constructing coherent representations and inferences at multiple levels of text and context, within the bottleneck of a limited-capacity working memory. The field of text and discourse has advanced to the point where researchers have...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Psychology Press

  2. Learning From Textbooks

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Bruce K. Britton, Arthur Woodward, Marilyn Binkley

    It is surprising that there is so little research on textbooks, given their centrality to teaching and learning in elementary and secondary schools. Textbooks have become a focus of political and cultural controversy, advocating a multicultural curriculum that has sparked some vigorous protests....

    Published April 1st 1993 by Routledge

  3. The Psychology of Learning Science

    Edited by Shawn M. Glynn, Bruce K. Britton, Russell H. Yeany

    Focusing on the teaching and learning of science concepts at the elementary and high school levels, this volume bridges the gap between state-of-the-art research and classroom practice in science education. The contributors -- science educators, cognitive scientists, and psychologists -- draw clear...

    Published May 1st 1991 by Routledge

  4. Narrative Thought and Narrative Language

    Edited by Bruce K. Britton, Anthony D. Pellegrini

    Series: Cog Studies Grp of the Inst for Behavioral Research at UGA

    Since before the dawn of history, people have been telling stories to each other and to themselves. Thus stories are at the root of human experience. This volume describes empirical investigations by Jerome Bruner, Wallace Chafe, David Olson, and others on the relationship between stories and...

    Published May 1st 1990 by Psychology Press

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