Input modality and working memory: Effects on second language text comprehension in a multimedia learning environment

@inproceedings{Kozan2015InputMA,
  title={Input modality and working memory: Effects on second language text comprehension in a multimedia learning environment},
  author={Kadir Kozan and G{\"u}lcan Erçetin and Jennifer C. Richardson},
  year={2015}
}
Abstract This study investigated the modality effect in relation to verbal working memory capacity and time of testing within a computerized second language multimedia learning environment. Twenty-nine advanced learners of English with Turkish as the first language were randomly assigned to audiovisual or visual-only presentations about an unfamiliar topic and completed immediate and delayed tests to assess retention and transfer of information performance. They also completed a reading span… CONTINUE READING