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The effects of multiple column online text on reading speed, reading comprehension, and satisfaction

@inproceedings{Baker2006TheEO,
  title={The effects of multiple column online text on reading speed, reading comprehension, and satisfaction},
  author={Ryanne Baker},
  year={2006}
}
This study examined the effects of the number of columns and type of justification on reading speed, reading comprehension, and satisfaction for online text. [...] Key Result No significant differences were found for overall satisfaction or comprehension. Further studies are needed to examine the importance of individual difference in reading ability on online reading performance.Expand
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