Accession Number:

AD0785140

Title:

Readability of Textual Materials - A Survey of the Literature,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

APPLIED PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES INC WAYNE PA SCIENCE CENTER

Report Date:

1974-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

66.0

Abstract:

The literature relating to methods of measuring the readabilitycomprehensibility of textual materials is reviewed and analyzed. Various formulas for calculating readability are presented and placed in historical perspective. The general status of research into the development of readability indices is discussed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Humanities and History
  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE