Mnemonic Prose-Learning Strategies

  • Christine B. McCormick
  • Joel R. Levin

Abstract

The impressive number and quality of chapters represented by this volume testifies both to the usefulness of mnemonic techniques and to the importance of conducting controlled research that continues to probe their “workings.” From a theoretical standpoint, one can strive to account for the mechanisms associated with the operation of mnemonic strategies, which in turn will permit precise specifications of the conditions related to their effectiveness (see, for example, Bellezza, Chapter 2, this volume; Desrochers & Begg, Chapter 3, this volume). From an applied educational standpoint, one can strive to design and prescribe different varieties of mnemonic strategies for different varieties of classroom curricula and students (e.g., Levin, 1985; Mastropieri, Scruggs, & Levin, Chapter 16, this volume).

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  • Joel R. Levin

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