Measuring the impact of subtitles on cognitive load: eye tracking and dynamic audiovisual texts

@inproceedings{Kruger2013MeasuringTI,
  title={Measuring the impact of subtitles on cognitive load: eye tracking and dynamic audiovisual texts},
  author={Jan-Louis Kruger and Est233 Hefer and G. Matthew},
  booktitle={ETSA '13},
  year={2013}
}
In educational design literature, it is often taken as fact that subtitles increase cognitive load (CL). This paper investigates this assumption experimentally by comparing various measures of CL when students watch a recorded academic lecture with or without subtitles. Since the measurement of cognitive load is by no means a simple matter, we first provide an overview of the different measurement techniques based on causality and objectivity. We measure CL by means of eye tracking (pupil… CONTINUE READING