4 Replies Latest reply: Jun 1, 2013 4:59 PM by cmuller RSS

What is your preference--screens or pages?

Lynne Hoffman Apprentice
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Is the printed page going to be obsolete in the future?  Think of all the screens you presently read.  Are screens replacing pages?


The National Literary Trust studied almost 35,000 eight- to 16-year-olds in the UK recently, and the survey results are included in the following article from the BBC News Education and Family--"Young people 'prefer to read on screen'"--by Sean Coughlan.


Does it surprise you that this is a generation of computer screen readers as opposed to readers of books and magazines?  What are the positives and negatives for these young people who prefer reading a screen?

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