Matt East, Leah Warriner-Wood and myself have recently had a chapter published in the edited book Agile Learning Environments amid Disruption, edited by Golam Jamil and Dawn A Morley. In it, we reflect on the approach that was adopted to teaching students to read primary sources through annotation across three iterations of a research-led undergraduateContinue reading Recent publication – Reading Online during Lockdown: Insights from History and Heritage
Graham Barrett, Jon Fitzgibbons, Michele Vescovi and myself recently had an article published in the IMPact e-journal of Higher Education Research, which is published by the University of Lincoln. In it, we reflected on our experiences of teaching students digital reading (and other!) skills during the Covid-19 pandemic. You can read the full paper here:Continue reading New publication: Reading through the pandemic
My colleague, Dr Robert Portass, has recently published a case study with Talis on his use of Elevate to support the development of students’ skills in the analysis of secondary sources. He used the tool in an innovative way to deliver an assessment that required students to engage with historians’ writings in a critical way.Continue reading “Doing History” with Talis Elevate
In this post, Paul Cooke, History Faculty Librarian at the University of Cambridge, offers some really interesting insights into how he teaches students to engage productively with digital texts in History. Paul can be contacted on Pkc24[at]cam.ac.uk. Find out more about the History Faculty Library here: https://www.hist.cam.ac.uk/seeley-library Researchers and students at the University of Cambridge areContinue reading Teaching Active Online Reading at Cambridge University’s History Faculty Library
As part of his role as a student researcher on the Active Online Reading project, Stefan Szablewski, a third year studying History at the University of Nottingham examined responses to our survey from staff and students that explored the challenges of reading. Here’s his summary of what he discovered. Reading online at university is somethingContinue reading The challenges of online reading – what do academics and students say?