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Research on Text Comprehension in Multimedia Environments


Language Learning & Technology Volume 1, Number 1, ISSN 1094-3501


Discusses how second-language reading research is focusing increasingly on the cognitive processes involved in reading--the interaction of lower-level, bottom-up processes such as vocabulary acquisition with high-level, top-down processes such as activating prior knowledge. This knowledge is combined with current research on learning with multimedia, focusing on how learners integrate verbal and visual information. (Author/VWL)


Chun, D.M. & Plass, J.L. (1997). Research on Text Comprehension in Multimedia Environments. Language Learning & Technology, 1(1), 60-81. Retrieved February 24, 2020 from .

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