Chunking (writing)

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Chunking is a method of presenting information which splits concepts into small pieces or "chunks" of information to make reading and understanding faster and easier. Chunking is especially useful for material presented on the web because readers tend to scan for specific information on a web page rather than read the page sequentially.

Chunked content usually contains:

Advantages of chunking[edit]

Disadvantages of chunking[edit]

Monotonous or repetitive layout is seldom memorable. Economy of words is not always efficient conveyance of information and does not equate with memorable content. However, short sentences may be best.