ST&D 2020: 2020 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR TEXT AND DISCOURSE
PROGRAM

Days: Tuesday, July 21st Wednesday, July 22nd Thursday, July 23rd

Tuesday, July 21st

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08:00-09:00 Session 1: Application of Technology to Study Discourse Processes
08:00
Exploring the Role of Language-Related Neural Specialization in Early Reading Skill Development (abstract)
08:07
Self-Explanation vs. Think Aloud: What Natural Language Processing Can Tell Us (abstract)
08:14
Using Automatic Measurements of Morphological Features to Distinguish Spoken and Written Discourse. (abstract)
08:21
Assessing Readability Formulas: A Comparison of Readability Formula Performance on the Classification of Simplified Texts (abstract)
08:28
Assessing Student Understanding of the Text: Comparing Model-Based and Text-Based Approaches to Summary Evaluation (abstract)
08:35
Emotions are Preserved Across Multiple Retellings while Coherence Deteriorates (abstract)
09:00-10:00 Session 2: Explorations of Media on Comprehension and Learning
09:00
What Online Social Media Can Teach Us about Digital Multimodality for Academic Settings (abstract)
09:09
The Role of Reading Strategies in the Screen Inferiority Effect (abstract)
09:16
Tar AR: Bringing the past to life in place-based augmented reality science learning (abstract)
09:23
Reading Medium and Interest: Effects and Interactions (abstract)
09:30
Politicking Through Parody: How We Learn About Politics from Comedy News Shows (abstract)
09:37
Comprehension Processes in Touch of Evil: Predictive Inference and Working Memory in Film (abstract)
09:44
The Influence of Question Timing and Executive Function on Inferencing Instruction (abstract)
10:00-11:00 Session 3: Processing in the Moment: What Eye Movements, Reading Times, Judgement Latencies Can Tell Us About Comprehension
10:00
Eye Movements Can Predict Deep Comprehension during Reading (abstract)
10:07
Nonlinear dynamics of text reading: Recurrence quantification and fractal analysis of eye movements (abstract)
10:14
Causal and Semantic Relations in Second Language Discourse Processing: An Eye-Tracking Study (abstract)
10:21
Eyes on the Source! - The Role of Differences in Source Trustworthiness on Lay Persons’ Attention to Source Information during the Resolution of Scientific Conflicts (abstract)
10:28
Reading Times across Sentences, Texts, and Persons: An Integrated Methodological Approach (abstract)
10:35
Exploring the Spatial Gradient Effect (abstract)
11:00-12:00 Session 4: Prior Knowledge and Beliefs
11:00
The Competing Role of Knowledge and Working Memory in Reading Comprehension (abstract)
11:07
Revisiting the Reverse Cohesion Effect: Influences of Text Cohesion, Prior Knowledge, and Foundational Reading Skill on Scenario-Based Comprehension Assessment Performance (abstract)
11:14
When does source information help? Content vs. source-based validation as a function of readers' prior knowledge (abstract)
11:21
Does Misinformation About Past Beliefs Influence Current Beliefs? (abstract)
11:28
Using Refutation Texts to Reduce Interference from Misconceptions in Future Contexts (abstract)
11:35
Consequences of readers’ negative preferences on text comprehension and memory. (abstract)
12:45-13:00Coffee Break
14:00-14:15Coffee Break
Wednesday, July 22nd

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08:00-09:00 Session 8: Symposium II: Advanced Language and Literacy Skills of (Bilingual) Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students: Advancing the Research Base
08:00
Disciplinary Literacy and Signing Deaf Students (abstract)
08:09
Developing Literacy Assessment Approaches for Deaf Students (abstract)
08:18
Narrative Production of Deaf Signing Students (abstract)
08:27
Standardized Testing and Deaf Students (abstract)
08:36
Academic English and language exposure (abstract)
09:00-10:00 Session 9: Understanding Individual Differences and Interventions
09:00
Investigating Interactions among Component Reading Skills in Struggling Adult Readers (abstract)
09:07
Readable English: Can Interactive Orthography and Phonetic Cueing Improve Reading Scores of Struggling Adolescent Readers? (abstract)
09:14
: Using Read-aloud Tools to help identify and Support Struggling Readers with Reading Comprehension (abstract)
09:21
Comparing sentece-based and word-based semantic space representations to brain responses (abstract)
10:00-11:00 Session 10: Symposium III: Adult Literacy
10:00
Designing Web-based Assessments for Adult Education (Symposium: Understanding and Assessing Adult Reading Skills) (abstract)
10:09
Exploring Individual Differences in Adult Discourse Comprehension and Production (abstract)
10:18
Writing of Academically Underprepared College Students (abstract)
10:27
Year 1 Results from the MOCCA-College Assessment Study (abstract)
10:36
Understanding Factors That Predict Early College Success (Symposium on Adult Literacy) (abstract)
11:00-12:00 Session 11: Learning from Informational Texts
11:00
Benefits from Sketching when Learning from Geoscience Texts (abstract)
11:07
The Effects of Introduction Type on Comprehension and Memory for Scientific Explanations (abstract)
11:14
Cognitive Processes Associated to Question-Answering and Self-Explanation (abstract)
11:21
Enhancing Students’ Ability to Correct Misconceptions in Natural Selection with Refutational Texts and Self-Explanation Training (abstract)
11:28
Accounting for Individual, Text, and Item Factors in Discourse Comprehension (abstract)
12:00-13:00 Session 12: The Impact of Task Features on Literacy Outcomes
12:00
Examining the Phenomenology of Affect and Task-Unrelated Thought during Reading (abstract)
12:07
Does question format affect closed- and open-book learning from texts? (abstract)
12:14
Skilled Readers Engage More Proactive Attentional Control Processes During a Working Memory Task (abstract)
12:21
Relationships between Task Awareness, Strategy Use and Literacy Outcomes (abstract)
12:28
Constructive Reading: Proposing a New Link Between Domain-General Academic Skills and 21st-Century Literacy Tasks (abstract)
13:00-14:00 Session 13: Tom Trabasso Young Investigator Award Keynote
13:00
Establishing a Theoretical Model of Source Comprehension in Everyday Discourse (abstract)
14:00-14:15Coffee Break
Thursday, July 23rd

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09:00-17:00 Session 15A: Poster Session I: Cognitive and Psychological Processes
09:00
Do kindergarten make similar inferences compared to older children while listening to fictional stories? The relevance of distinguishing elaborative and predictive inferences. (abstract)
09:00
Integration and Memory: The Facilitative Effects of Positive Emotions (abstract)
09:00
Identifying Knowledge Estimation Cues in Online Writing Workspaces (abstract)
09:00
Cohesion Matters: Exploring the Impact of Accompanying Text on Responses to Art (abstract)
09:00
Monitoring Global Coherence of Protagonist, Causal, and Intentional Dimensions in Second Language Reading: A Preliminary Study on Eye Tracking (abstract)
09:00
Contribution of Disfluencies to Perception of Speech Quality (abstract)
09:00
Differential Impact of Perceptual and Semantic Induction Tasks on Verbal Information Search within a Text by Young Adolescents (abstract)
09:00
Dynamic Reasoning in Online Debates through Epistemic Network Analyses (abstract)
09:00
Exploring Deep and Referential Cohesion and its Effects on Adolescent Readers’ Comprehension Processing (abstract)
09:00
Shifting the Coherence Threshold (abstract)
09:00
Development and Validation of the Aesthetics Processing Preference Scale (APPS) (abstract)
09:00
Bridging Inferences from Examples to Principles Support Near Transfer (abstract)
09:00
Online assessment of students' text comprehension: Explorations into the automated scoring of constructed responses (abstract)
09:00
Catcher in the Mind: An Examination of Visual and Verbal Patterns during Reading (abstract)
09:00
A computational study on emotional responses via amodal propagation: Dimensional vs. Discrete emotions (abstract)
09:00-17:00 Session 15B: Poster Session II: Individual Differences
09:00
Language and Cognitive Skills are Differentially Related to Writing Depending on Measurement of Writing (abstract)
09:00
Learning in a multiple-text reading environment: roles of reading ability, knowledge, comprehension, and effort (abstract)
09:00
An Application and Analysis of a Methodological Framework for Educator-Mediated Collection of Assessment Metacognitive Information from Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (abstract)
09:00
Mediating effects of inferencing on the relation between component skills and reading comprehension of struggling adult readers: Variations by assessment type (abstract)
09:00
The Role of Working Memory in Integrative Reading of Text and Picture (abstract)
09:00
Measuring the Morphological Awareness of Elementary Struggling Readers (abstract)
09:00
Pay attention to me: Group identity and mind-wandering in text communication (abstract)
09:00-17:00 Session 15C: Poster Session III: Interventions
09:00
Change Over Time: Discourse Patterns in an Argumentation Intervention for Middle School Students (abstract)
09:00
Usage Pattern Differences in a Digital Reading Tool in Science Classrooms (abstract)
09:00
How we teach vocabulary matters: Extending gesture's impact on word learning to reading (abstract)
09:00
Does The Evidence Support The Model? Examining The Effectiveness Of Two Instructional Scaffolds In Science Classrooms (abstract)
09:00
Using Examples to Support Arguments in an English Language Assessment (abstract)
09:00
Scaffolding Inferences in Kindergarten: The Role of Executive Function and Language Comprehension (abstract)
09:00
Automated Claim Detection in Argumentative Essays and their Relationship with Writing Quality (abstract)
09:00
Response to the Technology-Based Early Language Comprehension Intervention (TeLCI): Race, Language, and SES Factors (abstract)
09:00
Negotiating Multiple Goals in Middle School Science Instruction (abstract)
09:00-17:00 Session 15D: Poster Session IV: Knowledge, Beliefs, and Misconceptions
09:00
The Contributions of Childhood Vaccination Misconceptions to the Evaluation and Sharing of Information from Multiple Texts (abstract)
09:00
People rely on inaccurate information, but are they confident doing so? (abstract)
09:00
Effects of Domain-Specific Knowledge on Literary Text Processing: A Think-Aloud Investigation (abstract)
09:00
Partisan Patterns of Belief in Science and Trust in Sources (abstract)
09:00
Revising Misconceptions with Multiple Documents (abstract)
09:00
That makes no sense but that is not a problem: Difficulties detecting inconsistencies within scientific explanations (abstract)
09:00
Epistemic Beliefs, Language, and Sources: Interactive Effects on Belief and Trust of Scientific Information (abstract)
09:00
Delayed Effects of Source Credibility in the Validation of Implausible Information (abstract)
09:00-17:00 Session 15E: Poster Session V: Learning from Texts
09:00
Exploring the Graphical Interface of Knowledge Structure for Science Texts (abstract)
09:00
How Do Predictions Change Learning from Science Texts? (abstract)
09:00
Removing Seductive Details from Science Texts Facilitates Effective Retrieval Practice (abstract)
09:00
Detrimental Effects of Seductive Details on Multiple Text Inference Generation (abstract)
09:00
Verbal Reasoning & Justification of Scientific Knowledge Beliefs (abstract)
09:00-17:00 Session 15F: Poster Session VI: Second Language Learners
09:00
The Words in The Chinese Language Textbooks Might be Too Easy for Those Who Are Learning to Read (abstract)
09:00
Analyzing the Effect of Repetition on Korean EFL Readers’ Mental Representations while Reading Narrative Passages (abstract)
09:00
Monolingual and Bilingual Eye-Behavior Norms as Predictors of L2 Reading Comprehension (abstract)
09:00
The Use of Cohesive Devices as An Indicator of Writing Fluency for L2 Undergraduate Students (abstract)
09:00
Reverse Cohesion Effect in Second-Language Reading Comprehension: A Preliminary Study (abstract)
09:00-17:00 Session 15G: Poster Session VII: Text and Genre Effects
09:00
A Critical Discourse Analysis of Right-Wing Anti-Immigration Mass Media Rhetoric From the Eras of Obama to Trump (abstract)
09:00
Research on the establishment of literary analysis framework for reading texts: an analytic hierarchy process approach (abstract)
09:00
Genre Differences in Inference Making (abstract)
09:00
Genre Differences in Comprehension: The Potential Mediating Roles of Causal Content and Intentional Content (abstract)
09:00
The Role of Cinematics on Understanding Filmed Narratives (abstract)
09:00
Exploring the Differences between College Students’ Online Comprehension Processes for Narrative and Expository Texts (abstract)
09:00
Briggs, Milk, and the Battle for Teacher Privacy: Rethinking Debate Performance through Thematic Transcription (abstract)
09:00
Natural Language Quantifiers: The Influence of Story Context (abstract)
09:00
The Effects of Text Cohesion on Russian Students’ Recall Performance (abstract)
09:00
Informative narrative texts do not reduce our comprehension: A pilot study on the effects of type and structure of texts. (abstract)