Personalized Reading Formats Make Better Readers

Mar 9, 2022

3:30pm – 4:30pm CT

Reading is on the cusp of a revolution! Small typographical changes to text format can maximize an individual’s ability to read quickly and accurately, and comprehend more. Digital reading allows the shift from what is best for the population to what is best for the individual reader. Insights from a new body of Readability research, including a sneak peek into results that demonstrate average comprehension gains of +20% for K-8 students, will inform the design of better learning applications.

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Kathy Crowley

Readability Matters

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Dr Rochelle (Shelley) Rodrigo

University of Arizona

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