Reading online in Design – findings from a student-led workshop

In this post, Hannah Morley and Linh Dao, two of our student researchers from the School of Design at Sheffield Hallam University, share the results of a series of workshops that they ran with their peers this academic year. Goals Our involvement in the Active Online Reading project prompted us to try to understand theContinue reading Reading online in Design – findings from a student-led workshop

Social Annotation and Student Learning

In this post, the final in a series of three that survey literature on online reading, Rachel Bartley (UCL) offers an overview of pedagogic research into the use of social annotation in higher education. You can read the first and second parts of the literature review here and here. In negotiating the advantages and challengesContinue reading Social Annotation and Student Learning

What we have learned so far from the Active Online Reading surveys

In this blog post, Matt East (Talis Education) shares some initial findings from the Active Online Reading project’s international surveys of staff and students. A key strand of the Active Online Reading project has involved surveying staff and students on their experiences of online reading, both in terms of their personal practice and, in theContinue reading What we have learned so far from the Active Online Reading surveys

Post-pandemic reading

The Post-Pandemic Pedagogy project, which I’ve been working on with Marcus Collins (Loughborough), Aimee Merrydew (Keele) and others for the past year (funded by the EMC, History UK and the RHS), involved a survey of History staff and students at UK universities. We asked them about their experiences and perceptions of teaching and learning duringContinue reading Post-pandemic reading

The Purpose and Practice of Academic Reading

This post is the first in a series of three reviewing the literature on academic reading by Rachel Bartley (UCL, Active Online Reading project student researcher). In reviewing the literature on student reading practices in higher education we begin with a post that examines the basic core of academic reading. In pursuing more effective strategiesContinue reading The Purpose and Practice of Academic Reading