EdTech Center at World Education Readability Webinar

World Education Hosts Readability Webinar

by Readability Matters • October 26, 2020

Readability for All: Improving Literacy & Engagement through Enhanced Readability   The EdTech Center at World Education invited Adobe and Readability Matters to deliver a webinar on improving readability for their audience of adult education professionals. Hosts Jen Vanek and Victoria Neff of the EdTEch Center brought together more than 70 adult educators who incorporate […]

Adobe MAX 2020 Acrobat Reader Prototype

The Adobe Tech Proof of Concept, Part II

by Readability Matters • October 22, 2020

More Detail on the 2018 Tech Proof of Concept Test with Adobe In his Adobe MAX 2020 readability presentation, Document Cloud Entrepreneur in Residence, Rick Treitman shared further information about a 2018 Proof of Concept test. As reported, Readability Matters Founders approached Adobe to share Readability insights. Moving from a one-format-fits-all paradigm to one of […]

This Changes Everything. New Approaches to Reading. Adobe MAX

This Changes Everything: New Approaches to Reading

by Readability Matters • October 20, 2020

A New Personalized Reading Paradigm For All Readers (Young and Old, Strong and Struggling) Readability was on the agenda at software giant Adobe’s annual MAX conference this year. CEO Shantanu Narayen kicked off the conference announcing over 500,000 people had registered for the virtual event. Rick Treitman, Entrepreneur in Residence, Adobe, and research partners Dr. […]


Adobe and Readability Matters Announce Partnership

by Readability Matters • October 20, 2020

Media Contact: Kelly Wakefield 970-449-6870 [email protected]   Readability Matters & Adobe Collaborate with Experts on New Approach to Reading Research shows small changes to document formatting can yield big results to improve readability for all   LOS ANGELES Oct. 20, 2020 – With the recent increase in virtual learning, further adoption of remote work, and […]

Adobe unveils readability partnerships

Adobe Unveils Readability Partnerships

by Readability Matters • October 20, 2020

“Democratizing Digital Literacy: Adobe unveils readability research partnerships at MAX” Today at the Adobe Max 2020 virtual conference, Mala Sharma, Adobe Vice President and General Manager, announced Adobe’s commitment to democratizing digital literacy through new partnerships in their commitment to improving reading experiences for all. “Together with Readability Matters, University of Central Florida, and World […]

K-8 Student Readability Research Announced

K-8 Student Readability Research Announced

by Readability Matters • October 19, 2020

Readability Matters Expands Commitment to Improving Reading Outcomes, Announces K-8 Readability Study October 16, 2020 – Readability Matters announces funding for a remote learning Readability study of 450 K-8th grade students.  Dr. Shannon Sheppard of Chapman University will lead the research, with collaboration from Dr. Susanne Nobles of ReadWorks.org and Dr. Sofie Beier of the […]

Dr. Shelley Rodrigo, University of Arizona

An Interview with Dr. Shelley Rodrigo, University of Arizona

by Readability Matters • October 19, 2020

A Discussion of the First Use of the Virtual Readability Lab with College Students Readability Matters recently virtually sat down with Dr. Shelley Rodrigo, Senior Director of Writing Program and Associate Professor in the Rhetoric, Composition at The University of Arizona. Dr. Rodrigo was the first university professor to pilot the use of the Virtual […]

Readability Demo Sandbox 2.0

Introducing the Readability Demo Sandbox 2.0

by Readability Matters • October 14, 2020

The New Readability Sandbox Software developers often create a test environment, called a sandbox, with elements for the intended users to try before the code is built, tested, and deployed. Research has demonstrated that small changes to text formats can improve reading speed, accuracy, and comprehension. The Readability Matters sandbox was designed to demonstrate the […]