Sourcing in the reading process: introduction to the special issue

Sourcing in the reading process: introduction to the special issue Read Writ (2016) 29:1539–1548 DOI 10.1007/s11145-016-9676-2 Sourcing in the reading process: introduction to the special issue 1 2 Lisa Scharrer Ladislao Salmero´n Published online: 10 August 2016 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2016 In today’s information age, readers seeking to make up their mind or extend their knowledge about a particular issue are confronted with a huge wealth of information. In addition to traditional print media, the growth of the Internet has granted access to a multitude of information on virtually any topic. As a result, the individual who reads up on an issue can usually draw on relevant text information from various sources (Alexander & the Disciplined Reading and Learning Research Laboratory, 2012; Goldman & Scardamalia, 2013). However, the host of available knowledge sources poses specific challenges that readers need to overcome in order to successfully use the provided information. Different sources may address a given topic from different perspectives; they may contradict, complement, or confirm each other. For readers to obtain a complete understanding of the topic of interest, they need to integrate these multiple accounts (Bra ˚ten, Britt, Strømsø, & Rouet, 2011; Perfetti, Rouet, & Britt, 1999; Stadtler & Bromme, 2014). In addition, sources may vary in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Reading and Writing Springer Journals

Sourcing in the reading process: introduction to the special issue

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Springer Netherlands
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Copyright © 2016 by Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
Subject
Linguistics; Language and Literature; Psycholinguistics; Education, general; Neurology; Literacy
ISSN
0922-4777
eISSN
1573-0905
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11145-016-9676-2
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Read Writ (2016) 29:1539–1548 DOI 10.1007/s11145-016-9676-2 Sourcing in the reading process: introduction to the special issue 1 2 Lisa Scharrer Ladislao Salmero´n Published online: 10 August 2016 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2016 In today’s information age, readers seeking to make up their mind or extend their knowledge about a particular issue are confronted with a huge wealth of information. In addition to traditional print media, the growth of the Internet has granted access to a multitude of information on virtually any topic. As a result, the individual who reads up on an issue can usually draw on relevant text information from various sources (Alexander & the Disciplined Reading and Learning Research Laboratory, 2012; Goldman & Scardamalia, 2013). However, the host of available knowledge sources poses specific challenges that readers need to overcome in order to successfully use the provided information. Different sources may address a given topic from different perspectives; they may contradict, complement, or confirm each other. For readers to obtain a complete understanding of the topic of interest, they need to integrate these multiple accounts (Bra ˚ten, Britt, Strømsø, & Rouet, 2011; Perfetti, Rouet, & Britt, 1999; Stadtler & Bromme, 2014). In addition, sources may vary in

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Reading and WritingSpringer Journals

Published: Aug 10, 2016

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