"Reading from screens has become increasingly prevalent in education, but there continues to be debate over whether that is desirable. As the latest rebuttal to the promotion of electronic text, a meta-analysis published this year found reading from a screen negatively affects reading performance compared to reading from paper."—Source: EdScoop
WHY THIS MATTERS:
We generally see screens taken to task for their connection to distraction, but could their usage as a medium for content decrease comprehension? EdScoop digs into the latest research from the University of North Dakota, which compares the findings of 33 studies.