What I’ve learnt from reading about reading (so far)

The next in our series of student researcher reflections on reading is from Rachel Bartley (UCL). Rachel shares her thoughts on how her own reading practices and preferences relate to what she’s learnt from conducting a literature review of reading (online and in print). Reading the literature about reading best-practice, annotation and technology for thisContinue reading What I’ve learnt from reading about reading (so far)

When it comes to reading…

This week’s Active Online Reading post from one of our student researchers is from Annabelle Mansell a 3rd year Classical Studies student at the University of Lincoln. In the post, Annabelle outlines her strategies (and technologies) for productive reading. When it comes to reading novels, my approach has always been to settle down in aContinue reading When it comes to reading…

The Keyword Conundrum: How We Read Primary Sources

In addition to student reflections on their reading practices (see here for our first one), academic members of the Active Online Reading project are sharing insights into various aspects of their own reading pedagogies and practices. Dr Jon Chandler (UCL) is the first to offer his thoughts – on the reading of primary sources. ItContinue reading The Keyword Conundrum: How We Read Primary Sources

Supporting disabled students during Covid – a student-led research project

In the summer, I supported two students from the School of History and Heritage at the University of Lincoln, Joanne Copson and Heather Groves, to complete a research project on the impact of the pandemic on disabled students’ experiences, with a particular focus on online learning. They have written this blog post to summarise theirContinue reading Supporting disabled students during Covid – a student-led research project

Launching the Active Online Reading project

Last week saw the official launch of the Active Online Reading project, which is co-funded by the QAA and Talis as part of the former’s Collaborative Enhancement scheme. You can see a recording of the launch event here. The project will run until spring 2022 and will involve staff and students from a range ofContinue reading Launching the Active Online Reading project