Posts tagged "online reading comprehension"

Fostering online research & discussion using Hypothes.is

Hypothes.is is a free, open source annotation app that aims to build a peer review layer for the internet. Hypothes.is allows you to annotate (adding notes giving explanation or comment) or highlight content on texts across the internet. This allows you to individually or collaboratively research openly online. This research and discussion might take on multiple…

Week Eight – Online Reading Comprehension #ORMSMOOC

Welcome to week eight of the Online Research and Media Skills (ORMS) Mentored Open Online Community (MOOC). The ORMS MOOC has existed in different iterations over the last two years. This current version is developed as an open learning experience for students in ED 6671 (syllabus here). ED 6671 examines opportunities for the use of instructional technologies in…

Empowering Learners in the Reader/Writer Nature of the Digital Informational Space

Last week my first of four columns as Multiliteracies Department Editor for JAAL was published. The column, titled Empowering Learners in the Reader/Writer Nature of the Digital Informational Space discusses opportunities to move learners from readers to writers in the digital informational space. The Internet is the dominant text of this generation, and through intentional use it…