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Cognitive Detection and Error Correction Task in Narrative Text Comprehension in Elementary School Children

Author(s): Diana Carolina Latorre Velásquez | Hugo Escobar-Melo

Journal: Universitas Psychologica
ISSN 1657-9267

Volume: 9;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 863;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Development | Self-Regulation | Metacognition | Reading Comprehension

This paper aims to present the construction and development of a cognitive task located in the problematic area of language understanding, which is an alternative methodology to capture the self-regulatory process during the reading of a narrative text. From the functional perspective, the task leads to the detection and correction of errors semantic, syntactic and pragmatic on the part of whoever is running. The psychometric task with great fortitude(Cronbach’s alpha .820) entered in the paradigm of contradiction arose from the interest in building tools valid and reliable measurement also constitute alternative methodologies for the development of cognitive skills and metacognitive skills crucial in understanding narrative texts.
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