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Computer-based assessment of reading skills

  title={Computer-based assessment of reading skills},
  author={Tobias Richter and Johannes Naumann},
Reading skills are important prerequisites for successful participation in modern information-oriented societies. Yet, there are only few instruments for diagnosis of reading skills in trained adult readers (for example, university students). The current paper presents a newly designed computer-based instrument for this target group. The instrument includes seven subtests relating to the components of van Dijk and Kintsch´s (1983) hierarchical model of text comprehension (propositional… 

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