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Use of Cognitive & Metacognitive Strategies In Online Search

Use of Cognitive And Metacognitive Strategies In Online Search: An Eye-Tracking Study

This study used eye-tracking technology to track students’ eye movements while searching information on the web. The research question guiding this study was “Do students with different search performance levels have different visual attention distributions while searching information online? If yes, what are the patterns for high and low performing searchers?” 14 university students in Macau were invited to search an answer online for the question: “After you clean a…

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