TITLE

A New Age of Reading?

AUTHOR(S)
Metz, Steve
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Summer2008, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses declines in reading. The author notes a report by the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) that suggests that less Americans are reading and that reading ability decreases in teenagers and adults. He notes the views of researcher Maryanne Wolf on how reading is key to mental development and suggests that technology such as audiobooks and electronic books may lead to a reading revolution similar to the creation of movable type by inventor Johannes Gutenberg.
ACCESSION #
33115082

 

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