HomeThe RAP Journalvol. 34 no. 1 (2011)

What Research Says About Reading Hypertext: Implications for Comprehension Instruction

Eduardo A. Bolaños

Discipline: Reading, Literacy Education



This paper explains what hypertext is and presents a synthesis of various studies involving hypertext. Basing on the findings of the studies cited, implications and recommendations for literacy instruction are put forward, including the call for the use of blended environments in the reading classroom and the teaching of strategic and metacognitive reading.