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The Impact Of Matrix Notes On Textbook Comprehension In A College-Level Introductory Psychology Course, Kathryn Gonier Klopfleisch Jan 2013

The Impact Of Matrix Notes On Textbook Comprehension In A College-Level Introductory Psychology Course, Kathryn Gonier Klopfleisch

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This paper examines whether matrix notes, a graphic form of note taking, helped lower ability students in a college level introduction to Psychology course develop self-regulation and deep processing skills that would increase exam scores. Throughout the semester, students were surveyed and 16 were interviewed about study habits and perceptions of matrix notes. Exam scores and class averages were also considered. The study supported the hypothesis that students would develop deeper processing skills and earn higher exam scores. While the data shows that students grew in self-regulations ability, it is not clear if they did so as a result of ...


Comprehension Text Strategies, Connie Mcdonald Feb 2009

Comprehension Text Strategies, Connie Mcdonald

Connie McDonald

Text strategies that enhance comprehension of narrative and expository text are examined.