Order of Processing and Attention Allotment between Comprehending and Using Text Ideas
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Several years ago Bertram Bruce, in a response to P. David Pearson's description of the "Comprehension Revolution," suggested that future studies will go beyond a focus on reading comprehension to a concern for the relationships between comprehension and more general thinking skills (1985). Bruce's comments were written early in what might be called a "Thinking Skills Revolution," and - given the manner in which this revolution has matured in recent years - they seem even more relevant today.