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Do highlights affect comprehension? Lessons from a user study

Samuel Dodson, Luanne Freund, Rick Kopak
In this study, we explore the specific assumption that relevant and irrelevant passive highlighting affects comprehension.  ...  We found that irrelevant highlights had significant negative effects on reading comprehension for Field Independents (FIs), but not Field Dependents (FDs).  ...  This study validates previous work [17] , by showing that relevant highlights do not positively affect comprehension, while irrelevant highlights may have a negative effect on comprehension.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0376432 fatcat:ag4qwzaxyzag3aygzgz2w63esa

Why? Who? How? Estimating numbers of illicit drug users: lessons from a case study from the Australian Capital Territory

Ann Larson, Gabriele Bammer
1996 Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health  
Estimating numbers of illicit drug users: lessons from a case study from the Australian Capital Territory Ann Larson Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, University of  ...  One important lesson learned from the feasibility study is that there is an opportunity cost to selecting a target population of interest and an estimation method.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-842x.1996.tb01628.x pmid:8987219 fatcat:qk4zvfcecjhsfafshp7un4gruy

Lessons for Uptake and Engagement of a Smartphone App (SURE Recovery) for People in Recovery From Alcohol and Other Drug Problems: Interview Study of App Users

Joanne Neale, Alice May Bowen
2022 JMIR Human Factors  
Objective The aim of this paper is to undertake a qualitative study to ascertain end users' views and experiences of the SURE Recovery app, including how it might be improved, and present the findings  ...  However, we additionally found that uptake was strongly affected by first impressions, including trust and personal recommendations; that users were attracted to the app by their need for support and curiosity  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank all study participants for sharing their experiences and all members of the wider SURE Recovery project team, particularly Mel Getty, Paul Lennon, and Professor  ... 
doi:10.2196/33038 pmid:35258474 pmcid:PMC8941437 fatcat:65s3s2oacndwnp5sjz3ry3zafq

Locomotor training using an overground robotic exoskeleton in long-term manual wheelchair users with a chronic spinal cord injury living in the community: Lessons learned from a feasibility study in terms of recruitment, attendance, learnability, performance and safety

Dany H. Gagnon, Manuel J. Escalona, Martin Vermette, Lívia P. Carvalho, Antony D. Karelis, Cyril Duclos, Mylène Aubertin-Leheudre
2018 Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation  
Selected participants underwent a comprehensive screening process and completed two familiarization sessions with the robotic exoskeleton.  ...  This study aims to examine the feasibility of a locomotor training program with an overground robotic exoskeleton in terms of recruitment, attendance, and drop-out rates as well as walking performance,  ...  This participant was withdrawn from the study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12984-018-0354-2 pmid:29490678 pmcid:PMC5831695 fatcat:hpr6xhemnjcdndeywjk4hk5zeu

Using Digital Comprehension to Improve Reading Comprehension Skills among Young Learners

Mohd Nur Hifzhan bin Noordan, Melor Md. Yunus
2022 International Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education and Development  
As for novelty, Digital Comprehension is created using the 'Courselab 2.0' software and it can be published into an interactive application. So, it is a genuine idea in assisting their pupils.  ...  This innovation benefitted the society the most as it is user-friendly, editable depending on the story the teachers want to teach, can be integrated offline, and suitable for all ages.  ...  A study by Premarathne (2017) highlights the fact that pupils make sense and memorise better through gamified learning.  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarped/v11-i2/13208 fatcat:oajaisquobebvpxjv4yxejqzmm

Redesigning Comprehensive Library Tutorials

B. Jane Scales, Erica Nicol, Corey M. Johnson
2014 Reference and user services quarterly  
volume 53, issue 3 | Spring 2014 243 Redesigning Comprehensive Library Tutorials  ...  This theory, also based on CLT, suggests that students can benefit just as much from seeing a problem worked out, as doing the work themselves.  ...  More specifically, they were asked to address several openended questions: • Highlight at least two things you learned from the video or activity you are writing about. • What can you now do that you couldn't  ... 
doi:10.5860/rusq.53n3.242 fatcat:d3cfchccl5alrmptgusgtrucxe

Towards Solving Multimodal Comprehension [article]

Pritish Sahu, Karan Sikka, Ajay Divakaran
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We then evaluate M3C using a textual cloze style question-answering task and highlight an inherent bias in the question answer generation method from [35] that enables a naive baseline to cheat by learning  ...  from only answer choices.  ...  If the budget for a sampled title becomes zero, we do not sample from that cluster. Please refer to Table 2 and Table 3 for quantitative results.  ... 
arXiv:2104.10139v1 fatcat:5bqlwnwnpzbilbqfhkejn2k5dq

The Limit Effect of Graphic Elements in Video and Augmented Reality on Children's Listening Comprehension

Marta Sylvia del Río Guerra, Alejandra Estefanía Garza Martínez, Jorge Martin-Gutierrez, Vicente López-Chao
2020 Applied Sciences  
Once the activities were completed participants answered a comprehension test. Results (p = 0.180) indicate there are no meaningful differences between the lesson format and test performance.  ...  In this light, this study compares the effectiveness of AR and video for listening comprehension tasks.  ...  The present study is also included in the table. Listening comprehension in foreign language affected by flat audio and audio + video.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10020527 fatcat:v5aq565aszbcndeopomzoyakea

The Use of Electronic Frog VLE in Assisting Reading Comprehension Activities

Melor Md Yunus, Nurulhusna Yaacob, Ashairi Suliman
2020 Universal Journal of Educational Research  
By doing so, it would help the pupils to use and apply the skills during reading lesson or in answering reading comprehension activities.  ...  Based on the above findings, the user-friendly learning environment such as instant feedbacks and interactive web affect the pupils' performance on the reading comprehension activities and also give them  ... 
doi:10.13189/ujer.2020.080319 fatcat:zw4ctt2gebe4xdfgy5j4bvah4a

Blockchain-based Federated Learning: A Comprehensive Survey [article]

Zhilin Wang, Qin Hu
2021 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we conduct a comprehensive survey of the literature on blockchained FL (BCFL).  ...  However, FL still suffers from shortcomings such as single-point-failure and malicious data. The emergence of blockchain provides a secure and efficient solution for the deployment of FL.  ...  The above-mentioned problem affects the distribution of rewards apart from the correctness of the global model. C.  ... 
arXiv:2110.02182v1 fatcat:sm2mtftvq5fodgkfdhcan55n3q

Comprehensive Evaluation Report

John Wheatland, Hannah Joyce, Martin Janes, Albert Scrieciu, Balázs Kozák, Bruna Gumiero, Uta Wehn, Mohammad Gharesifard, Bogdan Alexandrescu, Francesco Zaffanella, Stefania Serra, Daniele Norbiato (+3 others)
2021 Zenodo  
Deliverable D4.5 provides a description and evaluation of the findings on the impact of citizen science in the case study sites.  ...  The case study are: (i) Outfall Safari (UK): aims to use citizen science to detect and record pollution from surface water outfalls to gather evidence and report on pollution incidents; (ii) Riverfly Monitoring  ...  Pollution is a key problem affecting rivers and can enter from a variety of different pathways.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6542162 fatcat:obzv37grpnedrggjarb4n4xguu

Peer-to-Peer based Social Networks: A Comprehensive Survey [article]

Newton Masinde, Kalman Graffi
2020 arXiv   pre-print
As a zero-trust alternative, peer-to-peer (P2P) technologies promise networks that are self organizing and secure-by-design, in which the final data sovereignty lies at the corresponding user.  ...  While users aim for privacy and data sovereignty, often the providers aim to monetize the data they store.  ...  LESSONS LEARNED Building social networks that are designed to operate in a fully distributed environment is not a new idea and has been studied quite extensively.  ... 
arXiv:2001.02611v2 fatcat:nrvp45dy3rbnhmajtvqiect3ty

Collaboration Analytics Need More Comprehensive Models and Methods: An Opinion Paper

Areum Han, Florian Krieger, Samuel Greiff
2021 Journal of Learning Analytics  
In light of these circumstances, this opinion paper takes a collaborative classroom setting as context and explores relevant comprehensive models for collaboration analytics.  ...  collected and processed without predefined models, which forces users to make conclusions without sufficient contextual information).  ...  While this argument seems reasonable, many studies do not distinguish collaborative problem-solving from collaborative learning or decision-making.  ... 
doi:10.18608/jla.2021.7288 fatcat:q26uqz66tfafzj353pid3lysam

Using Comprehensible Input in the Latin Classroom to Enhance Language Proficiency

Emanuela Venditti
2021 The Journal of Classics Teaching  
This study originates from my curiosity to explore a different Latin teaching approach to address some students' misconception that Latin is an unnecessarily complicated language that no one speaks anymore  ...  quite obvious to the user' (Patrick, 2019, p. 40) .  ...  One boy continued 'Yes, but why do we have to study two languages, one of which is dead?' I then asked him: 'Why do you think that Latin is a dead language?' He replied 'Because my mum says so' .  ... 
doi:10.1017/s2058631021000039 fatcat:4tkwie3opzhiza4kmhw2yyqozm

DOBBS: Towards a Comprehensive Dataset to Study the Browsing Behavior of Online Users [article]

Christian von der Weth, Manfred Hauswirth
2013 arXiv   pre-print
DOBBS (DERI Online Behavior Study) is an effort to create such a dataset in a non-intrusive, completely anonymous and privacy-preserving way.  ...  To this end, DOBBS provides a browser add-on that users can install, which keeps track of their browsing behavior (e.g., how much time they spent on the Web, how long they stay on a website, how often  ...  Secondly, users do not directly benefit from the add-on, it provides no added value to them.  ... 
arXiv:1307.1542v1 fatcat:ie7ac5nk5rforolj555kk4zble
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