• Applying a cognitive processing model to Main Suite Reading papers.

      Weir, Cyril J.; Khalifa, Hanan (University of Cambridge, 2008-02)
    • A cognitive processing approach towards defining reading comprehension

      Weir, Cyril J.; Khalifa, Hanan; University of Bedfordshire (University of Cambridge, 2008-02)
      In this article we focus on a cognitive processing approach as a theoretical basis for evaluating the cognitive validity of reading tests.1 This approach is concerned with the mental processes readers actually use in comprehending texts when engaging in different types of real-life reading. However, we first start by a brief review of other approaches that attempted to establish what reading comprehension really involves.