Search for dissertations about: "reading speed"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the words reading speed.

  1. 1. Aspects on Function in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Author : Christina Winther; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : age-related macular degeneration; macula; macular oedema; rarebit; reading test; reading speed; self-test; smartphone application; vision test; visual acuity;

    Abstract : Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of severe visual loss among persons ≥ 60 years. AMD can be categorized in one of three stages: early, intermediate, or late. In early AMD visual symptoms are inconspicuous whereas, in the late stage, severe loss of vision is common. Late AMD has dry and wet forms. READ MORE

  2. 2. Advanced Second-Language Reading and Vocabulary Learning in the Parallel-Language University

    Author : Špela Mežek; Philip Shaw; Diane Pecorari; Jim Coleman; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; advanced second-language reading; biliteracy; content courses; English textbooks; higher education; incidental vocabulary learning; parallel-language courses; reading to learn; Sweden; English; engelska;

    Abstract : Due to the internationalisation of higher education, the use of English at higher education institutions has become widespread. Today an increasing number of students participate in courses with the local language as medium of instruction but with textbooks in English. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dyslexia: Relevance of Concepts, Validity of Measurements, and Cognitive Functions

    Author : Jan Alm; Lennart Melin; Håkan Nyman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Learning disabilities; learning disorders; specific learning difficulties; reading disability; reading disorder; WAIS-R; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The thesis opens with an exposition of different uses of the term dyslexia. In that context its conceptual relevance is discussed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Clinical investigations of fixation stability and reading eye movements

    Author : Fredrik Källmark; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope SLO ; Tobii Eye-tracker; reading speed; reading eye movements; fixation; regression; saccades; AMD; Lucentis.;

    Abstract : Reading and writing plays a fundamental role in our culture. Compared with, e.g. speech, written language has an immense impact as it offers the possibility to share information over unprecedented distance in time and space. READ MORE

  5. 5. Design of large scale and high speed intergrated systems

    Author : Fenghao Mu; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : For integrated systems, as the scale grows larger and the speed goes higher, designers face many challenges. The topics in this thesis are concentrated on five design issues in large scale and high speed integrated systems. These challenging issues have been met in designing an ATM chip with a total throughput of 80Gb/s in a 0. READ MORE