Words Onscreen

Words Onscreen

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Discusses the rise of e-readers and how their popularity is affecting the way people read books, the way people write books, and what might be lost if reading goes entirely digital.Should it turn out that comprehension is superior when reading from print, computer-based testing may underestimate studentsa#39; knowledge. ... text onscreen (her samples were 1, 400a€“1, 600 words long) is difficulty in constructing a mental map of the entire passage. ... One participant in the United States said she likes the fact that with print she can a€œeasily go back to something Ia#39;d ... The studies differ in subject age, reading material, testing methodology, and usersa#39; prior experienceanbsp;...

Title:Words Onscreen
Author:Naomi S. Baron
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 2015-01-28


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