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Glossary for Supported eText


Translational – One-to-one equivalent in an alternative language or representation

Explanatory – Information to clarify and explain

Illustrative – Multimedia representations and examples

Summarizing – Summaries, overviews, or condensations

Instructional – Prompts, questions, strategies or instruction

Evaluative – Materials, prompts and assignments to assess learning

Presentational – Changes in the look and presentation of the source text

Navigational – Mechanisms for moving within and between documents

Notational – Tools for marking up the text or taking notes

Collaborative – Tools for working collaboratively with peers and teachers

Enrichment – Supplementary information