Search for dissertations about: "Reading"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 629 swedish dissertations containing the word Reading.

  1. 1. Att läsa : -ett behov, -ett krav, -en nödvändighet : en analys av den första internationellt jämförande studien av vuxnas förmåga att förstå och använda skriftlig information, International Adult Literacy Survey

    Author : Anna-Lena Eriksson-Gustavsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : IALS; international comparative study; adults reading ability; adults reading habits; education; reading diaries; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This is a presentation and an analysis of the International Adult Literacy Survey, IALS, the first international comparative study of reading ability and reading habits among adults. The study was carried out in seven countries in Europe and North America during 1994 och 1995. READ MORE

  2. 2. Signs for Developing Reading : Sign Language and Reading Development in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

    Author : Emil Holmer; Mikael Heimann; Mary Rudner; Ruth Campbell; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Deaf and hard-of-hearing; intervention; sign language; reading development; word reading; reading comprehension; working memory; imitation; Theory of Mind; Döva och hörselskadade barn; intervention; teckenspråk; läsutveckling; ordläsning; läsförståelse; arbetsminne; imitation; Theory of Mind;

    Abstract : Reading development is supported by strong language skills, not least in deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) children. The work in the present thesis investigates reading development in DHH children who use sign language, attend Regional Special Needs Schools (RSNS) in Sweden and are learning to read. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reading ability of Latvian students : results from an international study

    Author : Indra Dedze; Carsten Elbro; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Reading literacy; reading ability; reading instruction; word recognition; voluntary reading; home background; Latvia; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : Reading literacy is becoming a crucial skill for the success in the modern society. Since Latvia is an industrialized country, with a relatively small population, it is of a crucial importance that the educational system produces well literate people. READ MORE

  4. 4. SOUND READING : Exploring and conceptualising audiobook practices among young adults

    Author : Elisa Tattersall Wallin; Anna Lundh; Jan Nolin; David Gunnarsson Lorentzen; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; audiobooks; reading practices; subscription services; apps; practice theory; timespace; transaction logs; interviews; digital methods; young adults; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Audiobooks and subscription services are becoming increasingly popular in Sweden as well as many other parts of the world. This compilation thesis develops knowledge and conceptualisations of audiobook reading practices in the context of subscription services and apps. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reading expectations : How expectations influence our reading, eye movements, opinions, and judgments

    Author : Alexander Strukelj; Kognition och [email protected] ([email protected]) Språk; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; antonyms; cognitive linguistics; confirmation bias; expectations; experimental pragmatics; eye movements: reading; eye tracking; headlines; implicit and explicit detection of incongruities; myside bias; opinion shift; paragraph reading; processing; reading; sentence judgment; visual analog scale;

    Abstract : The way we view the world is constantly affected by our expectations. The aim of this book is to determine how expectations affect the way we read. This will help us better understand how we process information, and how our expectations may change the way we read. The research is situated in experimental pragmatics and reading research. READ MORE