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ERIC Number: EJ1172848
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2153-2974
Just Because It's Digital, Doesn't Mean It's Good: Evaluating Digital Picture Books
McGeehan, Catherine; Chambers, Sandra; Nowakowski, Jessica
Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, v34 n2 p58-70 2018
At the current time, the reviews of digital picture books are not based on the reading comprehension process or framed in the context of how readers achieve critical reading comprehension. Rather these reviews, often completed by technology specialists, focus on features that are "attractive" and "entertaining" to readers (Yokota & Teale, 2014). The goal of this project is to provide educators with a review of digital picture books based on the a newly designed rubric. This tool will greatly increase the possibility of schools purchasing effectively developed digital picture books, rather than those that do not take advantage of what electronic texts can offer. Additionally, a list of recommended digital picture books that are likely to enhance the reading experience because they utilize digital features that are aligned with the processes effective readers use will be provided.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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