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Scholars Day 2007, Wednesday, April 11

Can the Background Color of Text Influence Students' Comprehension, Speed, and Accuracy of Reading?

This study investigates whether colored background of text increases studentsí speed and accuracy of selected passages. Furthermore, it explores whether studentsí comprehension ability is positively or negatively affected by the color of the background. The results of this study, if applied correctly, may help students overcome many of the challenges of reading.

Presenter: Sonya Gorski (Undergraduate Student)
Topic: Education and Human Development
Location: 216 Hartwell
Time: 1:15 pm (Session III)