What Is New about the New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension?

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  • Selected Literacy Topics: Digital Literacies , Reading
  • This chapter from Secondary School Literacy: What Research Reveals for Classroom Practice (NCTE, 2007) shows how change is required in our conception of reading comprehension. New online reading comprehension skills and strategies will be required as, increasingly, our reading worlds move to the Internet. Traditional notions of reading comprehension, traditional methods of assessment, and traditional curricular materials will not be sufficient to prepare students adequately for the new literacies required online.



    Access to this article has been provided by the National Council of Teachers of English, an NCLE Stakeholder Organization.


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