Category Archives: Reading

Impact of a Story

Nicole Clampitt My parents read The Velveteen Rabbit to me and my sister at bedtime so often I still could tell you the entire plot of the story with ease. My family has read and reread that book so many … Continue reading

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The Myths of Using Screen Interfaces

Tanner Bayne In my January 2017 article “Screen Saver: A Defense of Reading on Screen Supports,” I attempt to dispel some of the illusions surrounding screen support reading, specifically those illusions that attest that reading on screens is empirically “worse” … Continue reading

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Paper and its Advantages as a Reading Support Compared to Screens

Amanda Thompson Paper as a reading support has been used for thousands of years originating in China before 100 BC (Yin Liu). Along with the writing supports of stone, clay, wood, parchment, papyrus, the relatively new invention of screens and … Continue reading

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Disobeying the Author’s Wishes

Melissa Clark “You are about to begin reading Italo Calvino’s new novel, If on a winter’s night a traveler” (Calvino, 3). As I climbed up onto the stool in my kitchen after an exhausting first day of classes, my brain, … Continue reading

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