In this blog post, Annabelle Mansell, one of our student researchers (and a third-year Classical Studies student at the University of Lincoln), shares what she learnt from analysing survey responses that addressed questions of accessibility. As we saw in the last blog post, students – and, to a lesser extent, staff – see accessibility asContinue reading Academic Reading and Accessibility: Practices and pedagogies
In this blog post, Samantha Sharman (2nd year Classical Studies student at the University of Lincoln and one of our student researchers) compares what staff and students thought were the advantages of online reading in our survey. The post forms a sort of pair with one about ‘challenges‘, published yesterday. Over the past few years,Continue reading The advantages of online reading – academic and student perspectives
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?
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