RLA. Revista de lingüística teórica y aplicada
versión On-line ISSN 0718-4883
DIFABIO DE ANGLAT, HILDA. Cloze test in assesment of reading comprehension of expository text at college level . RLA [online]. 2008, vol.46, n.1, pp. 121-137. ISSN 0718-4883. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-48832008000100007.
In a sample of 114 students of Educational Sciences, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, cloze test’s potentiality to assess reading comprehension of expository text is measured and correlation with academic performance is established. The median difficulty index is 0.67, so it results slightly easier than statistical theory recommendation (between 0.5 and 0.6) for educational settings. It reaches a meaningful correlation of 0.51 with academic performance.
Palabras llave : Reading comprehension; difficulty; college level; academic performance; cloze test.