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what is summarizing?

English translation: Concisely synthesizing the essential ideas of a text or passage.

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English term or phrase:what is summarizing?
English translation:Concisely synthesizing the essential ideas of a text or passage.
Entered by: Saleh Chowdhury, Ph.D.
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English term or phrase: what is summarizing?
definition of summarizing.
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Explanation:
Summarizing is a process in which a reader synthesizes the important ideas in a text. Teaching students to summarize helps them generate main ideas, connect central ideas, eliminate redundant and unnecessary information, and remember what they read.
www.nifl.gov/partnershipforreading/glossary/glossary.html


Creating a short description of a document or information object that includes its most salient features for a purpose. Some computer programs that summarize text use statistical methods and document structure to identify and rank sentences in a document as candidates for inclusion in a summary.
www2.parc.com/istl/groups/hdi/sensemaking/glossary.htm


A learning strategy that involves concisely restating the main ideas of sections of reading or listening tasks that involve units of information greater than a single paragraph. For example, you would summarize the main ideas of an entire lesson, a story, or a section of history textbook to facilitate understanding and remembering.
itc.gsu.edu/academymodules/a300/lesson/lesson_1/a300c1_30100.html


Concisely synthesizing the essential ideas of a text or passage.
cs3.wnmu.edu/elearning/a303/lesson/lesson_3/a303c3_30100.html
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Saleh Chowdhury, Ph.D.
Bangladesh
Local time: 16:51
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Explanation:
Summarizing is a process in which a reader synthesizes the important ideas in a text. Teaching students to summarize helps them generate main ideas, connect central ideas, eliminate redundant and unnecessary information, and remember what they read.
www.nifl.gov/partnershipforreading/glossary/glossary.html


Creating a short description of a document or information object that includes its most salient features for a purpose. Some computer programs that summarize text use statistical methods and document structure to identify and rank sentences in a document as candidates for inclusion in a summary.
www2.parc.com/istl/groups/hdi/sensemaking/glossary.htm


A learning strategy that involves concisely restating the main ideas of sections of reading or listening tasks that involve units of information greater than a single paragraph. For example, you would summarize the main ideas of an entire lesson, a story, or a section of history textbook to facilitate understanding and remembering.
itc.gsu.edu/academymodules/a300/lesson/lesson_1/a300c1_30100.html


Concisely synthesizing the essential ideas of a text or passage.
cs3.wnmu.edu/elearning/a303/lesson/lesson_3/a303c3_30100.html


Saleh Chowdhury, Ph.D.
Bangladesh
Local time: 16:51
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Native speaker of: Native in BengaliBengali
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