Half a term in (a brief recap in lieu of articles owed)

By |2011-05-31T10:06:00+00:00May 31st, 2011|Uncategorized|

I've been somewhat absent from my own blog of late, but I hope my excuse of being thrown back against the chalkface is a good enough one to assure you it's not personal. And I know if anything, it's probably times like now I should be investing my efforts into reflecting, as I'm mid learning [...]

Exploring my own reading past

By |2011-05-01T13:26:00+00:00May 1st, 2011|Reading, Uncategorized|

Appleyard (1990. p.3) asserts “the roots of our responses to what we read lie deep in our first experiences of books and the imagined world.” He stresses the importance of knowing and understanding the reader in the reading equation (an equation which - in reader oriented theory - involves the text, the reader and the [...]