Text in the Science Classroom: Promoting Engagement to Facilitate Conceptual Change
Contribution to Book
Bringing Reading Researchers to Life: Essays in Honor of Isabelle Beck
The context for the research we present in this chapter is a current line of inquiry examining the nature of the reflectional text effect in promoting conceptual change. As will become evident through reading the chapter, this work draws heavily on research by Isabel Beck and Moddy McKeown.
Broughton, S. H., & Sinatra, G. M. (2010). Text in the science classroom: Promoting engagement to facilitate conceptual change. In M. G. McKeown (Ed.), Bringing reading researchers to life: Essays in honor of Isabelle Beck (pp. 232-256). New York: The Guilford Press.