Meeting Readers Where They Are:
Mapping the intersection of research and practice
Carol Gordon (firstname.lastname@example.org) is an associate professor in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University, and director of research for the Center for International Studies in School Libraries.
"Examining current reading practices—and the underlying research-based beliefs that may or may not guide those practices—can not only help us improve our work today, but it can also help us create future practices. [...] Below are the seven most prevalent beliefs about reading examined in the light of previous research."