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Freshman Seminar Faculty Toolkit - Bradford: Slow Reading
This guide will provide resources for faculty teaching Freshman Seminar on the Bradford Campus.
"Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work"
Debunking Fake News
APA Citation Help
"A Case for Slow Reading" by Matthew Ostercamp
"Ten Tips for Slow Reading"
Practical Applications of Slow Reading
Limit number of
to encourage student focus.
Limit number of
texts and readings
used for the course
to allow students to make thoughtful connections with text.
Provide and review
rubrics prior to assignments
to alleviate student stress and provide a basis for quality work.
weekly due dates for parts of larger, longer term assignments
to encourage a methodical approach to learning.
Allow students to
choose a topic of interest from the book
A Pearl in the Storm
by Tori Murden McClure, and use that topic as a basis for a brief research project.
Schedule a class in the library
so Kim, Catherine, or Marietta can aid students at the start of a research project.
Create an atmosphere of curiosity and reflection by
slowing your teaching pace
Model reading for meaning by
reading brief passages aloud
, pausing for discussion.
Directly address the concept
and benefits of reading more slowly. Relate it to eating slowly.
Encourage students to find focus by
placing phones and ear buds in their backpacks
Call Number: Z1003 .M58 2009
Publication Date: 2009
Slow Reading in a Hurried Age
Publication Date: 2013
The Art of Slow Reading
Publication Date: 2011
The Slow Book Revolution
Meagan Lacy (Editor)
Publication Date: 2014
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