Providing a “Pocket Tutor”: Enhancing Metacognition through Podcasted Comprehension Prompts

Advanced Literacy Practices

ISBN: 978-1-78190-503-6, eISBN: 978-1-78190-504-3

ISSN: 2048-0458

Publication date: 4 January 2013

Abstract

Originality/value of paper – As many struggling readers need motivation to read independently outside of school, the Pocket Tutor project provides a viable resource for engaging these readers. Not only are they listening to text at their instructional level, they are also being provided with metacognitive comprehension prompts.

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Bowers, E., Manzo, U., Tarantine, A. and Base, M. (2013), "Providing a “Pocket Tutor”: Enhancing Metacognition through Podcasted Comprehension Prompts", Ortlieb, E. and Cheek, E. (Ed.) Advanced Literacy Practices (Literacy Research, Practice and Evaluation, Vol. 2), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 265-281. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2048-0458(2013)0000002016

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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