1978년 캐나다 밴쿠버에서 의학학술지 편집인들이 비공식 모임을 갖고 학술지 투고 형식과 지침을 만든 것에서 기원한다. 이들 밴쿠버 그룹은 국제의학학술지편집인위원회(ICMJE: International Committee of Medical Journal Editors)로 발전하여 원고 투고 양식을 계속적으로 개정하고 있다.
생의학분야에서 주로 사용하고 있는 학술지 스타일이다.
Brown determined that "oral story reading constituted a considerable source of vocabulary acquisition, whether or not the reading was accompanied by teacher explanation of word meanings"1. Reading aloud is considered a highly useful extensive reading activity2, and should be considered as part of any guided reading activity.
1. Brown R, Waring R, Donkaewbua S. Incidental vocabulary acquisition from reading, reading-while-listening, and listening to stories. Reading in a Foreign Language. 2008;20(2):136-63.
2. Bamford J, Day RR, editors. Extensive reading activities for teaching language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 2004.
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