Effects of annotations on student readers and writers

  title={Effects of annotations on student readers and writers},
  author={Joanna L. Wolfe},
  booktitle={DL '00},
  • Joanna L. Wolfe
  • Published in DL '00 2000
  • Computer Science
  • Recent research on annotations has focused on how readers annotate texts, ignoring the question of how reading annotations might affect subsequent readers of a text. This paper reports on a study of persuasive essays written by 123 undergraduates receiving primary source materials annotated in various ways. Findings indicate that annotations improve Findings indicate that annotations improve recall of emphasized items, influence how specific arguments in the source materials are perceived… CONTINUE READING

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