Readability
http://lab.arc90.com/experiments/readability/

Readability™ is a simple tool that makes reading on the Web more enjoyable by removing the clutter around what you're reading.


iPad and Kindle
http://www.useit.com/alertbox/ipad-kindle-reading.html

A study of people reading long-form text on tablets finds higher reading speeds than in the past, but they're still slower than reading print.


Brain Research
DeHaene, Steven. (2009) Reading in the Brain.

Very readable 20 years of brain research and its application to reading. Has a separate chapter on dyslexia and strategies that work. Also answers the question for all academics on why we teach reading at college. A must read!


eBooks
Waters, J.K.(March 1, 2011) Can Tech Transcend the Textbook?

MacInnis, Matt (Sept 23, 2010) The Death of Textbook, the Dawn of Learning



Romero, Nicolle (Oct 4, 2010) Pedagogical Power

With 5 references
Textbook Reading
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