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In addition, many indicated that they read the same way for fun as they did when preparing for a test. In contrast, the older/better readers were more likely to put several strategies together in plans of attack. Based on 30 M. L. Forrest-Pressley, D. Elliott-Faust, and G. Miller the answers to the monitoring questions, the older/better readers also knew better when to deploy these skills. For additional examples of research documenting linkages between strategies, monitoring, and knowledge about reading strategies, see Olshavsky (1976-77) and Baker and Anderson (1982).

Bender & Levin, 1976). Most notably lacking are training programs for the development of extensive and well-regulated multiple-strategy repertoires in adults or children, normal or disadvantaged. , Palincsar & Brown, in press). Thus, the training of truly efficient and extensive strategy use in some populations is a distant goal, not a present reality, and even in the future, such training may require a lot of effort. Does that mean that available strategy and strategy training research is irrelevant to the current generation of learners who cannot become autonomous cognizers?

1982). , O'Sullivan & Pressley, 1984; Pressley & Dennis-Rounds, 1980). , Bender & Levin, 1976). Most notably lacking are training programs for the development of extensive and well-regulated multiple-strategy repertoires in adults or children, normal or disadvantaged. , Palincsar & Brown, in press). Thus, the training of truly efficient and extensive strategy use in some populations is a distant goal, not a present reality, and even in the future, such training may require a lot of effort. Does that mean that available strategy and strategy training research is irrelevant to the current generation of learners who cannot become autonomous cognizers?

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