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Reading Aloud in Britain Today (RABiT): Discussion, reflection and next steps for Women, Library Users, Everyone and Anyone...

Duncan, S; (2019) Reading Aloud in Britain Today (RABiT): Discussion, reflection and next steps for Women, Library Users, Everyone and Anyone... UCL Institute of Education: London, UK. Green open access

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Abstract

Reading Aloud in Britain Today (RABiT) is a two-year project researching whether, what, where, how and why adults read aloud. Findings so far tell us that most adults read something out loud (and listen to others reading) at least sometimes. Very few people never do this. What we read aloud is diverse, including newspapers, social media, books, religious texts, graffiti, recipes, poems, instructions, posters, children’s books and crossword clues. Our reasons are equally diverse, including to share, entertain, inform, help, be together, worship, enjoy, memorize, learn, understand and write. Some people read to other adults, some to children, some to pets and some people read aloud when completely alone. Some of this reading we notice; some we may do regularly but rarely notice. Some people read out loud in different languages, including languages we may not use in conversation with others. Forms of reading aloud are important in many workplaces, as well as within family and community relationships, for learning and as part of religious practice.

Type: Working / discussion paper
Title: Reading Aloud in Britain Today (RABiT): Discussion, reflection and next steps for Women, Library Users, Everyone and Anyone...
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/research/projects/readin...
Language: English
Keywords: reading aloud, women, libraries, library, literacy
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education > UCL Institute of Education
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education > UCL Institute of Education > IOE - Education, Practice and Society
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10080089
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