An Inquiry Into the Effect of Microfilm on the Graduate Student User's Reading Rate and Comprehension.
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ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA
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The research reported was conducted to determine if graduate students comprehend microfilmed material significantly quicker than hard copy material of a similar level of difficulty. The hypothesis tested was that graduate students comprehend microfilmed material significantly quicker than hard copy material of a similar level of difficulty because they tend to read microfilm quicker. The research followed a descriptive design with a statistical inference obtained from an analysis of data collected from a systematic sampling of a defined population. An independent variable was manipulated to insure material of similar difficulty as measured by the Dale-Chall Readability Formula. Modified author abstract