Assessing children's reading
May 18, 2021
Reading acquisition is a challenging task for learners. Impairments in reading can occur in the process. Eye tracking is an ideal method to study children with and without reading disorders during reading acquisition, as it provides insight into cognitive processing mechanisms. In the talk, a longitudinal study on reading acquisition and eye movements will be presented.
Professor, Humboldt Universitaet
Research assistant, Humboldt Universitaet
Close to eight million people in Germany struggle with reading, and as one of the peak bodies for promoting literacy, Stiftung Lesen (German Reading Foundation) wants to change that. As part of its activities, the organization conducts research into the behaviors and reading habits of young people and adults.Learn more