project . 2018 - 2021 . On going

READIT

Reading Literature in a Digital Culture
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 792849 Call for proposal: H2020-MSCA-IF-2017
  • Funded under: H2020 | MSCA-IF-GF Overall Budget: 268,742 EURFunder Contribution: 268,742 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Dec 2018
    End Date
    30 Nov 2021
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
The digitisation of culture is having a negative effect on the amount of time spent reading literary texts. Literacy has been identified as a key factor in the EU’s growth strategy (Europe 2020) and the improving of reading skills is an issue to be addressed urgently. To face the issue of reading in a digital culture, we need to study the experience of reading, also considering that millennials are a different kind of readers: they are not attracted by traditional printed books, therefore we need to understand what kind of readers of literature they can be and design paths that can bring them to the experience of reading literature. My hypothesis is that we can ...
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Description
The digitisation of culture is having a negative effect on the amount of time spent reading literary texts. Literacy has been identified as a key factor in the EU’s growth strategy (Europe 2020) and the improving of reading skills is an issue to be addressed urgently. To face the issue of reading in a digital culture, we need to study the experience of reading, also considering that millennials are a different kind of readers: they are not attracted by traditional printed books, therefore we need to understand what kind of readers of literature they can be and design paths that can bring them to the experience of reading literature. My hypothesis is that we can ...
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