Marginalia in Modern Learning Contexts, 1st Edition

  • Alan J. Reid
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  • ISBN-10: 1522571841
  • ISBN-13: 9781522571841
  • DDC: 371.33
  • 250 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released August 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Although reading can be regarded as an isolated and private endeavor, the white space in the margins of a printed book or the comments section at the end of an online article can provide a welcomed space for interaction. Annotation and marginalia share similar meanings: a reader’s contribution to a text, which might consist of alphabetic, image, and video content. While it has always been more common to think of this strategy in the context of a student and a textbook, it is being more widely used through online communications, such as commenting on, “liking,” and sharing social media posts. The behaviors of readers as they engage with a text says a lot about their involvement, interest, and intentions. Marginalia in Modern Learning Contexts is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of interaction between readers and texts through digital means such as commenting or physical annotation such as writing in the margins of a book and how these strategies can be applied in educational settings. While highlighting topics including social annotation, teacher education, and technological expertise, this book is ideally designed for educators, administrators, academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on digital and physical annotation methods and strategies and their applications in educational environments.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Library and Information Science (ALIS) Book Series.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Talking Back to Texts: An Introduction to Putting the “Social” in “Social Annotation”.
2: The Marginal Syllabus: Educator Learning and Web Annotation Across Sociopolitical Texts and Contexts.
3: Students’ Uses of a Private Margin on Public Online Discussions.
4: Google Docs Motivates Creative Inspiration and Constructive Interaction.
5: Synthesizing What Was Learned: Using Social Annotation With Concept Maps.
6: How to Encourage Reflective Practice With the Help of Collaborative Video Annotation: Social Video Learning in Teacher Education.
7: Addressing FYC Instructors’ Lack of Technological Expertise in Implementing Multimodal Assignments.
8: The Role of Annotations in Summarization: A Writing-to-Learn Strategy.
9: Practical Issues With Modern Marginalia.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.