In the news(letter) – Reading History Online

I just wrote a short article on online reading in History for the Royal Historical Society Newsletter (November 2021). In it, I outline my approach to getting students reading sources online and discuss how the pandemic has encouraged historians to further develop their (already considerable) skills in teaching students to read productively. Here’s the firstContinue reading In the news(letter) – Reading History Online

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

Sharing pedagogic resources on (online) reading

As part of the Active Online Reading project, we will be collating and sharing pedagogic resources focused on supporting students in developing reading skills. Although the AOR project focuses on online reading, we want to share resources the are relevant to reading offline too! Dr Lucinda Matthews-Jones, Reader in History at Liverpool John Moores UniversityContinue reading Sharing pedagogic resources on (online) reading