Since the 90ths of the 20th century I am an active member of the International Reading Association I am also the representative of the Netherlands in the International Development in Europe Committee (IDEC), in which over 30 European countries collaborate on literacy in Europe. I’m also the webmaster of the IDEC website Go there and have a look. To give you an idea about the activities of IDEC I will give you some links to posts on the IDEC site.… Read the rest
I’m the representative of the Netherlands at the IDEC, International Development of Europe Committee of the International Reading Association, IRA.
Every second year the IDEC organises a European Reading Conference. The 18th European Conference on Reading was held in Jönköping, Sweden, August 6-9, 2013 and was a success. More than 300 participants, almost 170 presentations and workshops.The weather was great and so was Jönköping. I had a workshop there too.
I’m also the webmaster of the IDEC website. Look at the website to see the programme of the conference and the presentations, workshops and posters available online.… Read the rest
Just received acceptance of my proposal to do a workshop at the 18th European Conference on Reading Jönköping, Sweden, 6-9 August 2013 ” On behalf of the Coordinating Committee of the 18th European Conference on Reading, we are very pleased to inform you that your proposal has been accepted. Type of presentation: Workshop”. One of the key note speakers will be Donald Leu. Very happy with that. Hope to be able to talk with one of the founding fathers of research on online reading comprehension.… Read the rest
Een tijdje geleden werd ik gevraagd door Victoria Risko, President van de International Reading Association, om als gastblogger iets te schrijven in haar Presidential Blog Corner. We hadden een paar keer met elkaar gesproken en zij was heel geïnteresseerd in het onderzoek dat ik doe naar digitale geletterdheid. Voor mijn volgers die mij niet volgen op mijn research blog plaats ik deze blog nogmaals hier. Het is in het Engels, maar dat is voor Nederlanders toch geen probleem? Of wel, tegenwoordig 😉
Is Online Reading Comprehension a different ballgame?… Read the rest