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

Student views and experiences of reading: interim analysis

Matt East and Jamie Wood  At the end of November, we reviewed the responses to the Active Online Reading project student survey so far. This was for a poster we were preparing for a Unesco Inclusive Policy Lab event on Education and Digital Skills. In an earlier blog post, we said that we’d provide someContinue reading Student views and experiences of reading: interim analysis

Some interim findings of the Active Online Reading student survey

Yesterday, we presented some interim findings from our student survey in a poster at a Unesco Inclusive Policy Lab event, Education and Digital Skills: A Conversation Event. You can see the poster here: You can also download the poster as a pdf here. We’ll be writing a longer blog post early next week with moreContinue reading Some interim findings of the Active Online Reading student survey

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)