reading rate

reading rate

[′rēd·iŋ ‚rāt]
(computer science)
Number of characters, words, fields, or cards sensed by an input sensing device per unit of time.
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Learning anxiety and reading rate are negatively correlated with each other when students are reading e-books without background music.
The theory guiding this practice is that students develop automaticity and that their reading rate increases as they reread passages.
This paper is in the area of reading fluency and tries to investigate the relationship between reading rate or speed and reading comprehension.
In order to measure the reading efficiency it is necessary to introduce a standard of value--a reading rate or reading speed.
The overall adult literary reading rate has risen from 46.
One measure of reading performance is reading rate of printed text of varying sizes [1-2].
Reading rate is important because students who recognize words effortlessly should be able to devote more attention to reading comprehension (LaBerge & Samuels, 1974; Perfetti, 1985).
It was hypothesized the effects of LWR would increase as the rate of LWR more closely approximated the reader's actual oral reading rate.
Comprehension and reading rate are also examined in relation to scrolling patterns to identify some characteristics of effective readers.
Its reading rate can range from one every 15 seconds to one every 24 hours.
Despite a majority of subjects having rated themselves more proficient in Welsh, faster reading rate for English reliably predicted larger digit spans for visually presented digits in English compared to Welsh.
and they claim they can read more easily," Loshin says, "although whether it's going to increase their reading rate we don't know yet.