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Leslie Healey

Reading Digitally Infographic - 23 views

    if you had doubts about the chance to engage more kids with eReaders, this infographic might change your mind. I am planning a digital reading course next year, and will use this to argue my case to administration
    This graphic is nice ... but who conducted the study? How was this information gathered? Why should we trust it?
Dennis OConnor

Jeff Clark - Portfolio Illustrating Patterns in Data - 14 views

    This is a tantalizing portfolio page of infographic generators.  As a writing teacher I see many applications. As an information fluency advocate I see a way to understand data that excites the mind. Many of these programs use social media sources to build visual comparisons and patterns.   What a find! 
Leslie Healey

Flavorwire » Charts and Diagrams Drawn by Famous Authors - 23 views

    Great resources for students:  charts and maps the writers drew as they planned books or lessons Auden's chart on Romanticism, Nabokov on Ulysses Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County, Vonnegut onthe shape of the story, etc.  Just wow
Katie Dixon

shrock_blooms.png (990×624) - 2 views

    Great visual - would love to see it paired up with samples of uses.  Currently using Google Sites to Apply knowledge gained from reading with my 8th graders
Leslie Healey

The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens: Scientific A... - 18 views

    • Leslie Healey
      on the other hand, I just tried to change the color of my highlighter, and redo a highlight that supported a different conclusion, and Diigo would not let me--I learned that on my iPad
  • no obvious shape or thickness.
  • "haptic dissonance"
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  • e screen-based reading is more physically and mentally taxing than reading on pape
    • Leslie Healey
      this is the big problem for me
  • t scrolling
  • drains more mental resources than turning or clicking a page, which are simpler and more automatic gestures.
  • people reading on screens take a lot of shortcuts—they spend more time browsing, scanning and hunting for keywords compared with people reading on paper, and are more likely to read a document once, and only once.
  • When reading on screens, people seem less inclined
  • metacognitive learning regulation—strategies such as setting specific goals, rereading difficult sections and checking how much one has understood
  • Sellen has learned that many people do not feel much ownership of e-books because of their impermanence and intangibility: "They think of using an e-book, not owning an e-book," s
  • Participants in her studies say that when they really like an electronic book, they go out and get the paper version.
  • Why not keep paper and evolve screen-based reading into something else entirely?
  • Some Web comics and infographics turn scrolling into a strength rather than a weakness. S
  • e Scale of the Universe tool
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    paper vs screen in your brain
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