PhD Thesis

Designing multimedia documents for struggling readers:
Effects of text cohesion with static or animated depictions

Comprehension of multimedia documents including text and depictions is a multidimensional process requiring to both to understand the text itself, and link the text with the depictions.
During this doctoral research, the goal is to close the gap between theories of text processing and of multimedia learning, by studying the link readers create between text and picture.

This doctoral thesis is funded by a Doc.CH grant from the .