Episode 101: Create More Effective and Engaging Reading Activities with Dr. Jenae Cohn
Welcome to Season 2 of the Lecture Breakers podcast! Dr. Jenae Cohn joins us to talk about how to create more effective and engaging reading activities.
Some of the questions we explore in this episode are:
- How do you create engaging reading activities to align with your course goals and learning outcomes?
- How do you encourage students to read and apply what they're learning?
- What do you need to know about the differences between reading on paper vs. a screen?
- What are some active learning strategies you can use with your reading assignments to increase student engagement and improve learning?
- Get Jenae's book: Skim, Dive, Surface: Teaching Digital Reading*
- Learn more about Jenae's work on her website.
- Check out the Google doc "Meeting the Challenges of Deep Reading in a Digital World" which includes a list of tools, books, articles, and more.
- Read Jenae's interview with Project Information Literacy where she discusses the challenges of deep reading in a digital world.
- Read more:
Cohn, Jenae. “Talking Back to Texts: An Introduction to Putting the ‘Social’ in ‘Social Annotation.’” in Alan J. Reid (Ed.), Marginalia in Modern Learning Contexts. IGI Global, 2019. 1-16.
- Read more:
Cohn, Jenae and Mary Stewart. “Promoting Metacognitive Thought through Response to Low-Stakes Writing.” Journal of Response to Writing (2016): 58-74.
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