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Register Now for Page Break Conference

Register Now for PageBreak Publishing Conference!

Readability at PageBreak Conference October 27–28, 2022   What started as a conversation about publishing and conferences and innovation and community has evolved into the first-ever PageBreak Conference that will be held in San Francisco, CA, on October 27–28, 2022. Questions the conference will address include: What is “Publishing” in 2022? What does innovation look…

The Readability Press, a new publication of The Readability Consortium

Announcing The Readability Press!

The Readability Press a newsletter of The Readability Consortium curated by the nonprofit Readability Matters   This month The Readability Consortium (TRC) launched a new publication, The Readability Press. This cross-disciplinary newsletter covers news across the broad readability community, made up of individuals from research, technology, education and nonprofit organizations. The TRC’s mission is to…

Adobe Education Summit: Readability session video available

Video Released: Readability Session at the Adobe Education Summit

Accommodating Individual Differences At the 2022 Adobe Education Summit this summer, readability was back on the agenda. Adobe readability experts shared the latest product innovations and research in their work to create better reading experiences. Presenting to educators from around the world, the presenters discuss to potential to create opportunities for deeper learning for students…

Readability Community News: Shalah Dean Thomas

Readability Community News: Shalah Dean Thomas Awarded LIFE Grant

Readability Optimization for Older Adults   Congratulations to Shalah Dean Thomas, recipient of the 2022 Richard Tucker Gerontology Grant from The Learning Institute for Elders (LIFE) at the University of Central Florida. Shalah’s research will investigate readability optimization for older adults to increase the usability of documents and improve reading performance. She will evaluate two…

Adobe Max - New Directions in Readability - Register Now

Readability at Adobe MAX 2022 – Register Now!

New Directions in Readability and Accessibility   Readability is back on the agenda at Adobe MAX this fall. In last year’s popular and well-attended sessions (One Font Doesn’t Fit All: Type Design and Comprehension and Creating Value with Personalized Readability Formats) the presenters shared research results demonstrating improvements in reading speed and comprehension using personalized reading…

5 reading tech tips for back to school

5 Reading Tech Tips for Back to School

These No-cost Reading Tools Help Students Create Better Reading Experiences   As students head back to the classroom, there’s an opportunity to take advantage of free and easy-to-use tools that can improve reading outcomes. #TuneYourText Readability research over the past several years continues to demonstrate that making small changes to digital text formats can improve…

The Creative Educator Podcast: Reinventing How We Read

The Creative Educator: Reinventing How We Read

Readability Experts Discuss their Collaborative Strategies to Create Better Readability for All   Adobe’s Tacy Trowbridge recently sat down with readability experts Zoya Bylinskii and Ben Sawyer for a lively and engaging conversation about the future of better reading. Tacy leads Adobe’s Global Education Thought Leadership and Advocacy programs and hosts The Creative Educator podcast.…

Readability Community News: Rodrigo Named CUES Fellow

Readability Community News: Rodrigo Named CUES Fellow

University of Arizona 2022 CUES Distinguished Fellow Dr. Shelley Rodrigo    Congratulations to Dr. Shelley Rodrigo, a 2022 Center for University Education Scholarship (CUES) Distinguished Fellow. CUES advances faculty scholarship and innovation in university education. Awardees receive the title CUES Distinguished Fellow and a 3-year grant for their research. The fellowship is for Shelley’s project,…