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26 Mar 2010

Online Scaffolds That Support Adolescents' Comprehension

Journal Article
Published

Freddy has teamed up with other members of TextProject and Apex Learning to write a paper on how online reading can support adolescent reader’s comprehension. The article is downloadable from the Apex Learning website.

Hiebert, E.H., Menon, S., Martin, L.A., and Bach, K. (2010). Online Scaffolds That Support Adolescents’ Comprehension. Apex Learning. Retrieved March 26, 2010, from http://www.apexlearning.com/Curriculum/Research.htm#scaffolds.

Abstract

A frequently asked question is whether students comprehend online text as well as printed text. The answer to this question is critical, not just to determine if resources are being used wisely, but also to establish whether students are proficient at comprehending text online—a skill that is increasingly recognized as essential for full participation in the communities and marketplace of the 21st century.

Freddy has teamed up with other members of TextProject and Apex Learning to write a paper on how online reading can support adolescent reader’s comprehension. The article is downloadable from the Apex Learning website.