Because, nowadays, e-readers are developed enough, her article could play an important role in making e-readers a significant tool for education. Moreover, the author is motivated to write the article as the number of the articles which discuss the impact of e-reader on reading practice of children is low. In addition to choosing the right time, Larson shows credibility in her article because of her experience as an instructor in the field of learning technologies. Furthermore, the case study, which is done by the author, makes the information believable. Also, the author is fair and respectful by not attacking people who read printed books to show the pros of e-reader.
This all mostly due to personal preferences. Millennials and young adults will read the retelling due to the fact that it is less complex and it get to the point of the story faster. The retellings of the story are graphic novels meaning young people will mostly read it in one sitting giving them extra time to start perhaps an assignment. Since at a young age people are taught by picture books. This all tied up to the way they read to students since kindergarten.
1.) Books can be amongst some of the best teachers. Furthermore books teach us many things like new vocabulary and new ways of thinking, so we should embrace all books and not ban them. 2.) Additionally, most banned books go on to become classics.
Strengths Chapter IX is a retailer of 2nd hand books offers variety of books that are affordable. Weaknesses Chapter IX should be careful in pricing and be updated to the book value of their products and the quality to be considered in pricing books. Promotions Strengths • Online promotions Weaknesses • Limited Online presence Strengths Chapter IX provides their customers updated information and different promotions through their Facebook page. Weaknesses Despite the good Facebook page of Chapter IX, other channels are also recommended. D. Blink Product Strengths • Variety of affordable books • Quality service Weaknesses • Flexibility Strengths Blink offers a wide variety of books ranging from fiction and literature, children’s
Continuing with relevant themes, Dana Gioias essay “Why Literature Matters” also provides college readers with a relevant topic that revolves around the theme of how important literature is in society.In the essay poet Gioia goes on to state that literature is beneficial to society because it “encourages the flow of ideas within that society and also implores a more communal approach to education”(“Dana Gioia”). Gioia also states “Literature now competes with an enormous array of electronic media. While no single activity is responsible for the decline in reading, the cumulative presence and availability of electronic alternatives increasingly have drawn Americans away from reading.”(“Dana Gioia”).Gioia’s essay on “Why Literature Matters”
In the reading “Computers and the Pursuit of Happiness” by David Gelender speaks about the new age and how this generation is adapting to the new computing needs for humans. The question that I choose to focus on in Gelenders reading is “Has an old age ended, and are we, thanks to computers and the internet, living in a new one?”. The answer that is quite simple due to natural and biological means. There is no way that the old age had ended, sure we have more information, but we still have to rely on our body to do many functions for us. Sure Computers will make our lives easier, but it won't create anything new that we don't already know.
In her report titled “Reading Literature Makes Us Smarter and Nicer,” journalist Annie Murphy Paul claims that the experiences and mental capacities developed when one engages in deep reading, such as reading a novel, versus reading online are different. Murphy asserts that deep reading, such as reading fictional books, makes us socially and morally better. She presents evidence based on research in the field of cognitive science that concludes that deep reading, through its use of vivid details and elaborate plots, allows readers to be more empathetic to others and more understanding. Therefore, this essay will explore the differences and similarities between deep reading versus reading online, whether or not reading can make us smarter or
Everyone knows that reading is important, but have you ever asked yourself why is that so? Reading is one of the most beneficial and practical activities that a human being can do. Unfortunately it is a disappointment that people these days read less. As we know, books were the main source of entertainment centuries ago, but with the widespread of technological advances such as the cinema, television, internet, among others, many people left their books on the bookshelf. The purpose of this speech is to present the benefits and the importance of reading.
With fear mongering articles like Petri’s, the purpose has been missed. Common Core recommends fiction and nonfiction literature across multiple genres that pique the interest of even lackluster readers. In doing so, this will better prepare the upcoming generation for college or the job market. Ultimately, the technical material does not replace the English Literature selections. The texts recommended are beneficial to students and teachers alike, therefore, improvements in scores previously mentioned are expected to rise as expectations for students are also
I feel that as future SLP that I will need to manipulate the system at times. I feel that this could be an interesting yet frustrating challenge. I also liked how Mrs. Hayes brought a list of her favorite books for us to have. This is a valuable resource. There is so much a clinician can do with a book in session.