cloze procedure


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cloze procedure

[′klōz prə‚sē·jər]
(psychology)
A procedure used in the study of reading processes in which one or more words are deleted from a prose passage and the subject is required to fill in the blanks.
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The second part was prepared in accordance with the Cloze Procedure and included a text consisting of 300 words from the colonoscopy informed consent form.
By employing specific techniques that focus on comprehension, this retrofitted cloze procedure can reinforce whether or not students are crafting their own materials and the depth to which they understand and can speak about them.
Using the cloze procedure to assess comprehension may thus inadvertently create a test with items that are differentially more difficult for elders, confounding the assessment of health literacy with age-related changes in cognition.
Readability levels of two Malaysian physics textbooks using cloze procedure with upper secondary students.
More costly and time-consuming techniques such as the Cloze Procedure are necessary to actually measure readability.
* Cloze Procedure, using the provided Word Bank A long time ago in China, there was a boy named Ping who loved flowers.
"The Reduced Redundancy Test and the Cloze Procedure as Measures of Global Language Proficiency." Modern Language Journal 65 (1981): 58-83.
A cloze procedure was also employed to estimate the difficulty of the text.
Future research needs to address the use of these strategies, given other comprehension formats than our use of a modified cloze procedure. In addition, the word-analysis strategies we found among the deaf readers could be developed into some kind of systematic teaching procedure.
ERIC Descriptors: Educational Policy; Online Courses; Open Source Technology; Online Systems; Instructional Materials; Tests; Computer Assisted Testing; Cooperation; Telecommunications; Handheld Devices; Test Content; Cloze Procedure; Second Language Learning; Second Language Instruction
One of the six accounting textbook readability studies completed in the last twenty-five years (Adelberg, 1984) used the Cloze Procedure. That procedure gauges readability by deleting every fifth word from passages, then measuring the reader's ability to restore the passages to their original form.