NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
ERIC Number: EJ647503
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1499-6677
Effects of Surrounding Information and Line Length on Text Comprehension from the Web.
McMullin, Jess; Varnhagen, Connie K.; Heng, Pheng; Apedoe, Xornam
Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, v28 n1 p19-29 Win 2002
Discussion of Web page design that maximizes users' acquisition of information focuses on line length and the amount of surrounding information, or whitespace. Describes a study of undergraduates at the University of Alberta (Canada) that showed comprehension was affected by whitespace but not by line length. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A