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As a friend of NATE we know you care very much about young people and reading and, of course, your own reading. We have definitely entered a new era with the introduction of e-reading devices such as The Kindle; such devices have now been around long enough to become relatively common. We hear mixed reactions in society to this innovation and think it is time we found out how you are feeling about this certainly exciting development. We know many teachers are personal users and some are making use of these devices in school.
We would be really delighted if you could take 10 minutes to share your views by completing our online survey, here. The survey will stay live until December 5th.
We would be very grateful if you could copy this information to your colleagues. There are no gimmicky prizes and we are not promoting any particular device - we just know you are professionals and committed English teachers whose opinion is important. NATE is hosting this survey because of its importance but we are conducting the research as independent academic researchers at The University of Reading; we have full ethical clearance and all participation is anonymous. Our pilot survey has already produced some really interesting results and comments.
If you would:
Then please email Andy Goodwyn at email@example.com and provide an appropriate number and time to call you. To complete the survey online, simply click on the button below:
Professor Andrew Goodwyn
The University of Reading
John Wilks reports that although there are still places left at this popular conference, Workshop 3 (Creative Writing and Film) is now full. Workshop 4 (Screenwriting) will probably also be booked up by the time you read this. Please make sure you put a first and second choice in all future applications.
For the programme and how to book, please visit the LATE site. John will email you with confirmation of your booking.
Thanks to those who've boosted our earnings from Amazon over the last week by using our Amazon link. If you're looking for something from their shop, just visit this page or use the direct link on the right.
Happy survey clicking, Christmas shopping and end of term activities!
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