Search for dissertations about: "technology and reading comprehension"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words technology and reading comprehension.

  1. 1. Children with Cochlear Implants Cognition and Reading Ability

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Malin Wass; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Cochlear implants; children; working memory; phonological skills; lexical access; reading ability; Cochleaimplantat; barn; arbetsminne; fonologiska färdigheter; lexikal aktivering; läsförmåga.; Teknisk psykologi; Engineering Psychology;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigated cognitive ability in children with severe to profound hearing impairment who have received cochlear implants (CIs). The auditory stimulation from a cochlear implant early in life influences most cognitive functions as a consequence of the plasticity of the brain in the young child. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Role of Working Memory Capacity in Auditory Distraction

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Patrik Sörqvist; Högskolan i Gävle.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology Environmental psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi Miljöpsykologi; Teknisk psykologi; Engineering Psychology;

    Abstract : The basis of individual differences in susceptibility to auditory distraction has been a research field largely ignored. The current work presents four studies demonstrating that individual differences in working memory capacity (WMC) are related to the magnitude of auditory distraction. READ MORE

  3. 3. Re-establishing reading skills of elderly low vision patients : : studies on Swedish low vision clinic clients

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Örjan Bäckman; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; elderly patients; low vision clinic; reading proficiency; cognitive capacity; low vision reading training; low vision rehabilitation; quality of life;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on the project "Reading skills, reading training and technology for the visually handicapped - Prospects for the 1990s," carried out at the Department of Educational Research of the Stockholm Institute of Education 1988-1993. All data were collected in connection with this project. READ MORE