33% of kids ages 9-17 ”access to eBooks would increase leisure reading”
57% wanted to read on electronic devices (Scholastic)
People likely have preference for one or the other
Electronic Reading Print Reading Effective transport No screen glare Paper conservation Better adjusted Long-term budget efficiency Tangibility
Where µ 1 is the mean score of tests taken on electronic screens. Where µ 2 is the mean score of tests taken on paper. The true mean difference of the mean of the electronic screen test scores and the mean of the paper test scores is equal to zero. The true mean difference of the mean of the electronic screen test scores and the mean of the paper test scores is not equal to zero.
Results t-Test: Paired Two Sample for Means Electronic Screen Test Scores Paper Test Scores Mean 59.97959 75.82653 Variance 631.2779 491.7531 Observations 98 98 Pearson Correlation 0.862645 Hypothesized Mean Difference 0 df 97 t Stat -12.3345 P(T<=t) one-tail 6.94E-22 t Critical one-tail 1.660715 P(T<=t) two-tail 1.39E-21 t Critical two-tail 1.984723