Browse by Subject "context"
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(2014-09-16)The word camouflage is derived from the 16th century French word camouflet, which translates as a practical joke in the form of a puff of smoke under one’s nose (Hartcup, 1980). As this early ‘definition’ suggests, it is ...
(2012-02-06)This study is a quantitative and spatial analysis of international cooperation and conflict. Using geographic concepts and spatial analysis, this research revisits two sets of existing research questions 1) UN general ...
The growth of children's sight vocabulary: A quick test with educational and theoretical implications (Champaign, Ill. : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for the Study of Reading.Cambridge, Mass. : Bolt Beranek and Newman, Inc., 1985-01)The sight vocabularies of above and below average readers in the second through fifth grades were assessed by having them read a frequency-graduated series of irregularly spelled words with and without context. With or ...
(Champaign, Ill. : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for the Study of Reading.Cambridge, Mass. : Bolt Beranek and Newman, Inc., 1985-12)This study investigated incidental learning of word meanings from context during normal reading. A total of 352 students in third, fifth, and seventh grades read either expository or narrative passages selected from ...
(iSchools, 2014-03-01)Wikipedia is an open collaboration, global, multilingual project. Its guidelines and policies direct the collaboration process into a vision of objective and neutral encyclopedic knowledge. However, coherence of that ...
(Champaign, Ill. : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for the Study of Reading., 1995-11)The importance of context in vocabulary learning is evident from two common-sense observations: What a word means often depends on the context in which it is used, and people pick up much of their vocabulary knowledge from ...
(2013-08-22)This project concerns the winner-loser effect on individual citizens’ political attitudes and behaviors. The process of electoral politics mandates that voters win or lose in tandem with their preferred political candidates. ...