Search for dissertations about: "reading speed"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the words reading speed.

  1. 1. 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 : 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

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

    Author : Christina Winther; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

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

    Author : Špela Mežek; Philip Shaw; Diane Pecorari; Jim Coleman; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : 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

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

    Author : Jan Alm; Lennart Melin; Håkan Nyman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

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

    Author : Fredrik Källmark; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : 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