Scaffolding Comprehension and Recall Gaps: Effects of Paratextual Advance Organizers

Zia Tajeddin

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2013, , Pages 125-148

  Although filling the gap in reading comprehension gained momentum with the rise of the top-down approach, Vygotsky’ concept of scaffolding and the dual code  theory provided a strong support for the use of paratext to enhance comprehension. Scaffolding is dependent on other-regulation, one ...  Read More