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inspiring students to read textbooks
john min & ian taylor
www.currentecon.com
do students read
• 93.9% spend less than 2 hours/week…
– 395 FT undergraduates in two Midwestern universities
• 219 teache...
when students read
• studying for exams…
– 40% complete their reading assignments when preparing
for exams
why not
• makes no difference…
– 89.1% believed they could receive a C or better
misunderstanding
• assuming the textbook is read…
– “Anyone… anyone?”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxPVyieptwA
misunderstanding
• assuming there is a magic textbook…
– “Which book are you using in your school…”
why
http://www.maestroelearning.com/
video
june
august
video
https://www.hightail.com/
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  1. 1. inspiring students to read textbooks john min & ian taylor www.currentecon.com
  2. 2. do students read • 93.9% spend less than 2 hours/week… – 395 FT undergraduates in two Midwestern universities • 219 teacher ed degree (29 grad students) • 176 in non-teacher majors
  3. 3. when students read • studying for exams… – 40% complete their reading assignments when preparing for exams
  4. 4. why not • makes no difference… – 89.1% believed they could receive a C or better
  5. 5. misunderstanding • assuming the textbook is read… – “Anyone… anyone?” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxPVyieptwA
  6. 6. misunderstanding • assuming there is a magic textbook… – “Which book are you using in your school…”
  7. 7. why http://www.maestroelearning.com/
  8. 8. video
  9. 9. june
  10. 10. august
  11. 11. video https://www.hightail.com/

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