cloze procedure

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Noun1.cloze procedure - a test for diagnosing reading ability; words are deleted from a prose passage and the reader is required to fill in the blanks
diagnostic assay, diagnostic test - an assay conducted for diagnostic purposes
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The Cloze Readability Procedure (Cloze Procedure) and readability formulas are widely accepted approaches in the literature on measuring the level of text readability and classifying them according to their difficulty levels.
A specific strategy currently being employed in the program's undergraduate video conferences is a unique application of the Cloze Procedure (Cloze Procedure, n.d.).
The cloze procedure as a measure of proficiency in English as a foreign language.
She discusses Noah Webster, Jr., William Holmes McGuffey, the Joplin Plan, grouping for instruction, basal readers, Arthur Irving Gates, William Scott Gray, Jr., the Fernald technique, the Gillingham-Stillman Approach and Orton-Gillingham Approach, the language experience approach, the individualized reading approach, readability, oral reading, miscue analysis, the initial teaching alphabet, Words in Color, the linguistic approach, emergent literacy, story grammar, the Reading Recovery Program, phonemic awareness, the whole language approach, literature circles, literature-based reading approaches, readers' theater, the Four Blocks Framework, the cloze procedure, the Question-Answer Relationship strategy, alternative assessment techniques, and the reading-writing workshop.
The Cloze procedure is like The Reading Detective Club in that both of them require using context clues to be completed and both proved that sounding out is a limited reading activity.
The TOFHLA, for example, uses the cloze procedure to evaluate comprehension of health-related written material [18,19].
In his article entittled Cloze procedure : A new tool for measuring readability which was published in Journalism Quarterly (1953), Taylor had given a complete report on this test procedure both theoretically and as a technique to measure text readability.
An introduction to the Cloze procedure: An annotated bibliography.
ERIC Descriptors: Foreign Countries; Data Analysis; Cognitive Measurement; Measurement Techniques; Educational Assessment; Student Evaluation; Models; Federal Aid; Educational Research; Evaluation Utilization; Simulation; Second Language Learning; English (Second Language); Pretests Posttests; Evaluation Methods; College Students; Web Based Instruction; Cloze Procedure; Language Tests
"The Cloze Procedure and Proficiency in English as a Foreign Language." TESOL Quarterly 13.2 (1979): 219-27.