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Redefining book reviews for the digital age

Butler, Deirdre orcid logoORCID: 0000-0001-7166-3707, Leahy, Margaret orcid logoORCID: 0000-0002-8226-3626 and McCormack, Ciarán (2010) Redefining book reviews for the digital age. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 10 (1). pp. 80-99. ISSN 1528-5804

This paper describes the results of a pilot study conducted in Ireland to examine the effectiveness of an online book review project. The project focused on the production of book reviews by primary school children in the form of digital video. The videos created were uploaded to a password protected website, which was available to the schools involved in the project. A total of six primary schools took part in the project, and children from infant level (4/5 years) up to sixth class (11/12 years) across the schools completed book reviews. The project was carried out over a 6-month period, and almost 100 book reviews were uploaded to the website. The primary aim of this study was to ascertain if and how the concept of online book reviews might be used in Irish classrooms.
Item Type:Article (Published)
Uncontrolled Keywords:literacy levels; primary schools
Subjects:Social Sciences > Education
Social Sciences > Teaching
Social Sciences > Educational technology
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Institute of Education > School of STEM Education, Innovation, & Global Studies
Publisher:Society for information technology and teacher education
Official URL:http://www.citejournal.org/wp-content/uploads/2016...
Copyright Information:© 2010 Society for information technology and teacher education
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:21471
Deposited On:09 Nov 2016 15:35 by Thomas Murtagh . Last Modified 11 Oct 2023 13:41

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