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How We Read Now: Strategic Choices for Print, Screen, and Audio

Naomi S. Baron


The digital revolution has transformed reading. Onscreen text, audiobooks, podcasts, and videos often replace print. We make these swaps for pleasure reading, but also in schools. How We Read Now offers a ringside seat to the impact of reading medium on learning. Teachers, administrators, librarians, and policy makers need to select classroom materials. College students must weigh their options. And parents face choices for their children. Digital selections are often based on cost or convenience, not educational evidence. Current research offers essential findings about how print and digital ... More

Keywords: audio, boring, cost, critical thinking, digital revolution, learning, print, reading, research, screens

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780190084097
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190084097.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Naomi S. Baron, author
Professor of Linguistics Emerita, American University