Human Affairs 32 (2):134-144 (2022)

Abstract
The paper analyses empirical research results comparing the impact of the medium on the reading process and text comprehension. It focuses on two analytical approaches—the first looks at the construction of cognitive maps of texts and the other the material aspects of the medium – which enable readers to orientate themselves and to explore and interpret the text more comprehensively. The paper discusses differences in how readers approach textual meaning according to experience of using digital technologies, the text, and reader experience and abilities. It concludes by arguing that strengthening these individual experiences and abilities is key to effective inference of textual meaning.
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
ISBN(s)
DOI 10.1515/humaff-2022-0011
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 71,199
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

New Perspectives on Historical Writing.Peter Burke (ed.) - 2001 - Pennsylvania State University Press.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

From Fragment to Hypertext: Adding Layers of Reading.Ernesto Priani & Ana María Guzman Olmos - 2015 - Humanist Studies and the Digital Age 4 (1):108-115.
Assessment of Reading Comprehension.Madani Habib - 2016 - Revista Romaneasca pentru Educatie Multidimensionala 8 (1):124-147.
Reading Computer-Presented Text.Susan M. Belmore - 1985 - Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 23 (1):12-14.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2022-04-24

Total views
2 ( #1,452,859 of 2,518,142 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
2 ( #272,129 of 2,518,142 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes