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Collaborative book creation with university students #218

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Sat, Aug 22, 09:50-10:20 JST

"In extensive reading it is ideal that students can easily understand and enjoy the books that they read. When books are easy enough to understand, some students have difficulty enjoying them solely for their content. One other potential way to enjoy books is to appreciate their form. By creating books, it is assumed that students will better appreciate graded readers. This presentation describes the process and results of two group book-making projects, including processes for group formation, storyboarding, and presentation. The first project was conducted in-class with students while the second was connected completely online as a result of Emergency Remote Teaching. "

"In extensive reading it is ideal that students can easily understand and enjoy the books that they read. When books are easy enough to understand, some students have difficulty enjoying them solely for their content. One other potential way to enjoy books is to appreciate their form. By creating books, it is assumed that students will better appreciate graded readers. This presentation describes the process and results of two group book-making projects, including processes for group formation, storyboarding, and presentation. The first project was conducted in-class with students while the second was connected completely online as a result of ... more

Speaker: Pat Conaway

I teach speaking, listening, and reading classes to about 350 freshman students each semester. Our university does not have an extensive reading program, but I try to incorporate it into ... more