Being a Better Online Reader

Authors, instructors who provide digital text, and the “cut and paste” chart mentality of medical students all point to a new era of reader – the online reader.  There are many who claim that when digital information is the source, readers are unprepared to address basic problems.  In other words, reading e-text is not as qualitative as traditional text.  This article is from The New Yorker.  “While the backgrounds of the writers varied, a theme began to emerge: the more reading moved online, the less students seemed to understand.”

via Being a Better Online Reader – The New Yorker.