Are Computers, Smartphones, and the Internet a Boon or a Barrier for the Weaker Reader?

Here is a link to a copy of my recent paper inThe Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy.
Harrison 2016 Boon or Barrier?
In a nutshell, I argue that online reading is good for boys, in that they don’t think of online reading as about ‘books’, but on the down side, boys may find online learning courses lonely and too demanding.

 

Published by colinharrison83

Emeritus Professor, University of Nottingham

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