Greater Understanding of Spacing Needs for Children’s Eye Movements during On-Screen Reading is Required
Nicholas Vanderschantz, University of Waikato, New Zealand
EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Honolulu, HI, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-73-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
This paper endeavors to consolidate current knowledge and empirical research concerning the use of typography for children’s on-screen reading. This paper is not intended as a full literature review, but attempts to raise awareness of the areas required for future investigation. This evaluation indicates a significant gap in the literature of children’s on-screen reading and proposes a need for further investigations in typographical spacing. These future studies need to objectively consider children’s eye movements and the effect of screen based text presentation on children’s comprehension.
Vanderschantz, N. (2009). Greater Understanding of Spacing Needs for Children’s Eye Movements during On-Screen Reading is Required. In G. Siemens & C. Fulford (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2009--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 807-813). Honolulu, HI, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 25, 2023 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/31592/.
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