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Hone as You Read: A Practical Type of Interactive Summarization [article]

Tanner Bohn, Charles X. Ling
2021 arXiv   pre-print
This task is related to interactive summarization, where personalized summaries are produced following a long feedback stage where users may read the same sentences many times.  ...  Building off of recent advances in unsupervised summarization evaluation, we propose a suitable metric for this task and use it to evaluate a variety of approaches.  ...  To help readers find personally relevant content while maintaining the flow of natural reading, we propose a new text summarization problem where the summary is honed as you read (HARE).  ... 
arXiv:2105.02923v1 fatcat:ipvcxzs6jjgdjd2o75b2qpz7ey

Integrating Reading-to-write Strategies and Pairing Composition and Reading Courses for First-year, At-risk College Students

Tara Hembrough, Assoc. Prof., Southeastern Oklahoma State University, USA, thembrough@se.edu
2020 International Journal of Instruction  
For the curricular initiative, an experimental group of provisionally admitted students studied reading-to-write practices and took Composition I and Reading I as 16-week, linked courses.  ...  Both groups were given a pre-test and posttest measuring students' reading levels, as well as their being assessed on a literature review essay they completed for Composition I.  ...  As a best practice, writing administrators and writing International Journal of Instruction, October 2020 • Vol.13, No.4 and the reading teachers utilized as a basis also.  ... 
doi:10.29333/iji.2020.13412a fatcat:ilxhpgpu5fh45bufbl7lymjhee

Reading around the text: On the diversity of reading practices in the new popular literary culture

M Persson
2015 L1-Educational Studies in Language and Literature  
One way to achieve this is to drastically shift focus, to concentrate not only on the act of reading, reading strategies and reading types, but on reading practices, as multifaceted offerings.  ...  These factors can include the location of the reader when reading, the text as a physical object, other people, activities and artefacts which become important in reading practices.  ...  To capture these phenomena, concepts such as the act of reading, type of reading and even the reading experience must be accompanied by a significantly broadened concept of reading practices.  ... 
doi:10.17239/l1esll-2015.15.01.11 fatcat:t4yv4lgcs5az5degr436afp4qa

Reading, desk research, taking notes and plagiarism [chapter]

2019 The Media and Communications Study Skills Student Guide  
We can boil all this down to one simple question: Can I submit a paper without citing all sources? The answer is 'No' . No! * * William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act III, Scene I, Line 96  ...  It is also often a little misunderstood. Plagiarism itself is defined as 'The practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own' (OED, 2012) .  ...  You will have to be able to work with a range of different sources in order to produce particular types of knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.16997/book42.d fatcat:6wtri3lumjcdldibjm6gk6azee

Reader on Top: Public Libraries, Pleasure Reading, and Models of Reading

Catherine Sheldrick Ross
2009 Library Trends  
The article uses two types of readers as test cases whose reading tastes have historically been denigrated: the series book reader and the romance reader.  ...  Is reading a receptive process of extracting meanings right there in the text or is it a productive process that involves the reader as a cocreator of meaning?  ...  Such accounts of actual reading practices run counter to the notion of the compliant reader as a receptacle for meanings produced by others.  ... 
doi:10.1353/lib.0.0059 fatcat:lgijit6iozc25awpzvazdga23m

Are Students Really Reading in Independent Reading Contexts? An Examination of Comprehension-Based Silent Reading Rate [chapter]

Elfrieda Hiebert, Kathleen Wilson, Guy Trainin
2010 Revisiting Silent Reading: New Directions for Teachers and Researchers  
The texts, as can be seen in Table 2 , had type--token ratios of .28.  ...  Humans can speak faster and students can read faster orally than this rate, especially if there is no concern with prosody as may be the case as a result of the assessment expectations and practices of  ... 
doi:10.1598/0833.09 fatcat:rg3xf2uefndm5a6g2uarzg6gsa

Rhetorical Analysis of Literary Culture in Social Reading Platforms

Joachim Vlieghe, Kris Rutten
2013 CLCWeb  
Volume 15 (2013) Issue 3 Article 7 R Rhet hetor oric ical A al An nal alysi ysis of Lit s of Lite er ra ar ry C y Cultur ulture in S e in So oc ci ial R al Re ea adin ding P g Pl la atfor tforms ms J Jo  ...  Stated differently, the concept of "communities" is used to refer to social groups as a type of shared resources that brings new insights both to individuals and to the domain of literature as a whole  ...  (Subtext <http://vimeo.com/28368227>) "Get a group of your peers together to read and discuss each other's work. … Then you can have targeted discussions about each paragraph in order to hone your craft  ... 
doi:10.7771/1481-4374.2244 fatcat:l5jh7kznq5cttjsxsr77do7rdi

Reading Comprehension Strategy Instruction in a First-Year Course: An Instructor's Self-Study

Cynthia Parr, Vera Woloshyn
2013 Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning  
The primary purpose of the study described here was to document the first author's experiences delivering a repertoire of evidence-based comprehension strategies in context of a first-year university course  ...  We next outline the study methodology including a description of the instructional program provided here.  ...  (Student 3) This fits in to my type of reading because monitor for meaning means that you have to be able to find pieces of importance within the text.  ... 
doi:10.5206/cjsotl-rcacea.2013.2.3 fatcat:uqdv7dnxkbcpvgwtubo33ukcka

The need for integration of reading, critical thinking and academic reading skills: a quantitative analysis of Slovak undergraduates' reading performance

Jana Javorčíková, Mária Badinská, Lenka Ližbetinová, David Brett
2021 Journal of Language and Cultural Education  
The research outcomes highlight the need to hone the education of future linguists to the new needs of a more text-based society.  ...  The study presents an analysis of quantitative research conducted in 2020, based on a sample of Slovak undergraduate students reading an academic text in English as L2 in EFL CLIL-formatted classes in  ...  The article is the outcome of the project VEGA 1/0118/20 (Cultural and Educational Agency of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport or the Slovak Republic) entitled Dyslexia as a linguistic-cognitive  ... 
doi:10.2478/jolace-2021-0002 fatcat:dn4zo47qmfdulhdbxyc2n7os3y

DESIGNING LIFE SKILL – BASED ENGLISH READING MATERIALS FOR SECOND GRADE STUDENTS OF SMA NEGERI 1 PRINGGASELA

Sutarman Sutarman, Ari Saputra, Syamsurrijal Syamsurrijal
2020 Humanitatis  
Educational institutions need to provide a rich learning environment with a variety of reading sources, print and digital to provide opportunities for students to choose and determine reading materials  ...  The final product of the materials consists of a course material of Life Skill Based English Material and a teacher's manual.  ...  You skim to get the general sense of a passage or a book. How do you skim? You should ready only the words that will help you get the sense of the text.  ... 
doi:10.30812/humanitatis.v6i2.793 fatcat:paalpdathzdtrd3u23pa4awiaq

Embracing Complexity: Integrating Reading, Writing, and Learning in Intervention Settings [chapter]

Katherine K. Frankel, Elizabeth L. Jaeger, P.David Pearson
2013 Literacy Research, Practice and Evaluation  
promising practices in which teachers and students engage on a daily basis.  ...  Purpose -Our purpose in this chapter is to argue for the importance of integrating reading and writing in classrooms and to provide examples of what integration of this nature looks like in classrooms  ...  First, when you use writing in a reading intervention, you create another purpose for reading.  ... 
doi:10.1108/s2048-0458(2013)0000003004 fatcat:2henmtfwvbah5cysbfwk3eaqda

Embracing the Complexity of Instruction: A Study of the Effects of Teachers' Instruction on Students' Reading Comprehension

Joanne Carlisle, Ben Kelcey, Dan Berebitsky, Geoffrey Phelps
2011 Scientific Studies of Reading  
In addition, we are grateful for the support of Michigan's Reading First program directors, and we would like to thank participating elementary teachers for welcoming us into their classrooms.  ...  design and execution of the study or interpretation or results.  ...  "Jean, I can understand that you are interested in the topic of the book you have chosen to read, but this book is too easy for you.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10888438.2010.497521 fatcat:5hzzd3gguzayvfvf6oivgelzwe

An empirical investigation of parent-child shared reading of digital personalized books

Natalia Kucirkova, Merideth Gattis, Thomas P Spargo, Beatriz Seisdedos de Vega, Rosie Flewitt
2021 International Journal of Educational Research  
A B S T R A C T Numerous studies have documented the benefits of parent-child shared reading of print books, but few studies have examined parent-child reading behaviours with digital personalized books  ...  This lab-based study examined the child language outcomes following shared reading of a personalized digital book by twenty-six British mothers and their 3-to 4-year-old children.  ...  children's talk (analytical, intertextual and perceptual), as well as these three types of children's talk and mothers' use of personal pronouns.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijer.2020.101710 fatcat:gnjijihnunetbfqmypqd5dujji

Predictive Skills and Reading Efficiency of College English Based on Multimedia Technology

Yuexia Ding, Ping Li
2022 Scientific Programming  
Slow reading speed is a common problem among Chinese college students' English learning, limiting the amount of reading done and thus directly affecting English-level improvement.  ...  This paper uses multimedia technology to investigate the role of multimedia technology in improving college English-reading efficiency and analyzes how teachers and students can play a positive role in  ...  You can prepare and make courseware in advance as a teacher during lesson preparation.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/9882409 doaj:8b7c02913561421a941a0834682069cc fatcat:ydkmtqxvxnc45ethphmpzzgmry

Some Philosophical Problems from the Standpoint of Artificial Intelligence [chapter]

J. McCarthy, P.J. Hayes
1981 Readings in Artificial Intelligence  
Acknowledgements The research reported here was supported in part by the Advanced Research Projects Agency of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (SD-183), and in part by the Science Research Council  ...  He introduces the modal operator K a (read 'a knows that'), and its dual P a , defined as ¬K a ¬.  ...  The automaton representation consists in regarding the world as a system of interacting subautomata.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-934613-03-3.50033-7 fatcat:exnxytdhrranrcoolrbctvnmam
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