Connected Reading Practice Organization

The following page contains video excerpts organized by Turner and Hicks’ (2015) connected reading practices (see Figure 3.7 for definitions). All of the videos linked below can be accessed on participants’ individual pages.

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ENCOUNTERING A TEXT

Receiving

Stuti receiving an email from a classmate.

Searching

Samantha searching for a periodic table.

Kiley searching for a short story to read.

Surfing/Stumbling

David shopping for a new calculator.

Dylan stumbling from one music article to another.

ENGAGING WITH A TEXT

Reading

Stuti interacting with a digital animation for math class.

Stuti attempting to access a broken website.

Dylan skimming and scanning for interesting facts for an English assignment.

Dylan reading a photo slideshow about musicians.

Deciding

Trevor deciding how to navigate between articles about sports.

Curating

Dylan accessing his saved playlist of music.

Sharing

David leaving comments on a collaborative document shared with him by a friend.

EVALUATING A TEXT

Determining Value & Judging

Kiley evaluating websites to help her study for chemistry.

Kiley choosing a short story and judging its quality.

Employing Digital Tools

Stuti using virtual sticky notes to leave herself reminders.

Stuti taking screenshots to add images of an animation into her own study guide.

Paige arranging two windows side by side and consulting an online dictionary.

Samantha writing notes in OneNote with her stylus.

Samantha using the “find” command to locate a quotation in an e-text.

Managing Distraction

Trevor multitasking and talking to a friend who interrupts his work.

Ethan ignoring his cell phone notifications as he works on a school assignment.