Join us at ProLiteracy 2022!
ProLiteracy October 3-5 San Antonio, Texas Since 2003 ProLiteracy has hosted a biennial conference on adult education. They look forward to again holding an in-person conference this fall. The 2022 ProLiteracy Conference on Adult Education in San Antonio, Texas, will be an opportunity to reinvigorate Adult Education efforts. The conference is a 3-day professional […]
Register Now for PageBreak Publishing Conference!
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 like today? […]
Adobe Lightning Learning Keynote Released: Digital Readability
Digital Readability at the Adobe Education Summit In a quick Lightning Learning Keynote at the Adobe for Education Summit, Dr. Rochelle (Shelley) Rodrigo of the University of Arizona speaks to the importance of teaching students to personalize digital text formats. Dr. Rodrigo begins by discussing why it matters that the “mythical best font for […]
Reading Scores Dropped: Can New Readability Solutions Help?
Pandemic Erased 2 Decades of Progress in Reading Released this week, national test results show the pandemic’s devastating impact on American school children. The results come from the first federal assessment of how student learning was affected by interruptions in education. The discouraging results show that two decades of gains were lost. Importantly, losses […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Vote Now! Better Reading Panel at SXSW EDU 2023
Better Reading, Better Learning, Better Outcomes A SXSW EDU Panel Help get our Better Reading panel to SXSW EDU 2023! Our experts from Adobe, CAST, the University of Central Florida, and Readability Matters will share the latest research and implementation plans for using personalized text formats to improve educational outcomes. The panel will also […]
Readability Wiki Launched
Learn More about Cross-Organizational Efforts to Implement Personalized Reading Visit the new community Readability Wiki for a snapshot of the work being done across the ecosystem of partners working to implement personalized reading, empowering everyone everywhere to achieve more. Links to the latest research and white papers, implementations, news, videos and podcasts are among the […]