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Keynote-Speaker - Reading 2019

Professor Anne Mangen
University of Stavanger, Norway

Anne Mangen is professor of literacy at The Norwegian Reading Centre, University of Stavanger, Norway. Her research interests include the role of medium materiality for reading comprehension and engagement, and she has done research comparing the reading of literary and expository texts on laptops, tablets, e-readers and on paper. She is currently involved in experiments using a combination of eye tracking measures, rating scales and textual analyses for measuring aspects of mental imagery during the reading of different types of literary prose.

Mangen was Chair for the European research network (COST Action) E-READ: Evolution of Reading in the Age of Digitisation (2014-2018), an interdisciplinary network involving about 200 researchers from 33 countries, focusing on empirical research on reading and digitization. In 2013-2016 she was in charge of developing the National reading tests for fifth graders in Norway.

Her research is published in journals such as Journal of Research in Reading, Frontiers in Psychology, Literacy, Trends in Neuroscience and Education, and Scientific Study of Literature.
Personal web page: www.researchgate.net/profile/Anne_Mangen


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Reading in a Digital Environment

International Conference
| 2019

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