Improving Reading Comprehension through Reciprocal Questioning
Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Reading and Language Arts
Frank P. Greene
Instruction, Literacy, Reciprocal questioning episodes
Reading and Language
This study was undertaken to test the efficacy of a new instructional procedure designed to improve reading comprehension. The basic question under consideration was whether this technique was relatively more effective for its intended purpose than an established method. The experimental technique in question has the teacher and the student engage in reciprocal questioning (ReQuest) episodes over textual material. An episode is that segment of a reading comprehension lesson which begins with questioning between the teacher and student and ends with the formulation of a purpose for reading.
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Manzo, Anthony Vito, "Improving Reading Comprehension through Reciprocal Questioning" (1969). Reading and Language Arts - Dissertations. Paper 21.