Literature and the Web: Reading and Responding with New Technologies
What it means to read and write has changed, making this an exhilarating and daunting time to be an English teacher. As teachers, Robert Rozema and Allen Webb understand this and offer a vision of how to teach with emerging tools in ways that amplify student learning. - Sara B. Kajder Author of The Tech-Savvy English Classroom Read the technology book that's about the content, not the computer. Literature and the Web is a thoughtful, nuts-and-bolts guide for any English teacher looking for effective tools to boost readers' engagement and improve their responses to literature. Adolescents love being online: browsing, blogging, socializing. Robert Rozema and Allen Webb show you how to tap into students' understanding and enthusiasm for the Net to find deeper meaning in literary texts. Rozema and Webb's proven strategies harness the power of the Web to:
- guide students into the world of the story
- develop their close reading ability
- scaffold their understanding of a text's social, cultural, and historical contexts
- provide them with authentic opportunities to respond to the text.
English Language and Literature
Citation for published book
Rozema, Robert., and Allen Webb. Literature and the Web: Reading and Responding With New Technologies. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2008.
Rozema, Robert; Webb, Allen; and Kajder, Sara, "Literature and the Web: Reading and Responding with New Technologies" (2008). All Books and Monographs by WMU Authors. 160.