A Computerized Measure of Idea Density in Two Genres of Written Language Samples

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2014
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Moser, Katie
Hungerford, Suzanne
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Abstract
Idea density is a measure of ideas, or propositions, expressed relative to the number of words used in written or oral language samples. This study examines idea density in narrative and expository text generated by young adults, along with concurrent correlates of academic achievement and language ability.
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Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Speech Language Hearing Association, Orlando, FL. 2014
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