Visible or Invisible Links : Does the Highlighting of Hyperlinks Affect Incidental Vocabulary Learning , Text Comprehension , and the Reading Process ?

@inproceedings{Ridder2002VisibleOI,
  title={Visible or Invisible Links : Does the Highlighting of Hyperlinks Affect Incidental Vocabulary Learning , Text Comprehension , and the Reading Process ?},
  author={Isabelle De Ridder},
  year={2002}
}
This article investigates how the signaling-mode of electronic glosses in online texts (i.e., presented digitally on a computer screen) influences the user's reading process, incidental vocabulary learning, and text comprehension. Indeed, does the fact that hyperlinks with dictionary definitions are visible (i.e., highlighted) or invisible affect the foreign language learner's look-up behaviour and as a consequence the possible learning outcome? Furthermore, the article addresses the question… CONTINUE READING
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