• Søren Staal Jensen
  • Tina Øvad Pedersen
4. term, Engineering Psychology, Master (Master Programme)
The neurology in relation to sign language was investigated together with the different memory systems used when using sign language. This led to an investigation of the metacognitive comprehension strategies used by deaf people while reading on the Internet. A test group of deaf test subjects and a control group of hearing test subjects were tested in a between subjects design experiment. Both groups were tested on three fictitious websites with rising reading difficulty. The usage of the metacognitive comprehension strategies of the test subjects were obtained via an eye tracker. The results of the experiment were that both groups used the same number of strategies, but the frequency of their usage was different. The deaf test subjects used the strategy of “search and match” more than the hearing test subjects
Publication date31 May 2011
Number of pages45
ID: 52662575