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ERIC Number: EJ923578
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-May
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
Take It out of Class: Exploring Virtual Literature Circles
Bowers-Campbell, Joy
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v54 n8 p557-567 May 2011
Fifteen graduate students enrolled in an English methods class were organized into three book clubs to participate in online literature discussion. Participants' posts about their reading included evidence of group harmony, text focus, text connections, and aesthetic responses. The findings suggest that an online format allows for natural, sophisticated discussion around text. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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