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DUQUE ARISTIZABAL, Claudia Patricia  and  CORREA RESTREPO, Miralba. Inferences over a narrative text in contexts of interaction in early childhood education. Univ. Psychol. [online]. 2012, vol.11, n.2, pp.559-570. ISSN 1657-9267.

This research explores the relationship between the characteristics of interactions established to favor the narrative text interpretation and the inferences that children make on it. This is marked in the educative, cognitive and cultural psychologist. In this research participated four groups of kinder garden with a total of forty four children. This was a descriptive and explorative design. Was realized a discursive analysis and a social nets analysis to process information. It was find that children which teachers favor more interactions and better interactions raised a textual analyses got a high inferencial elaboration, and children which teachers proposed low interaction raised discussions about explicit information in the text, realized a few inferences and with a low level of elaboration.

Keywords : Interaction; textual comprehension; inferences; initial education; narrative text; Educative psychology; mixed research; descriptive-exploratory design; children.

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