Tips on preparing and assigning reading work

A typical subject would assign one or more weekly readings from a variety of sources including class texts, scholarly journal articles, contemporary news articles and Blog posts from reputable sources. These can be sourced and managed by the UTS Library via the Digital Resource Register. Links can be made available to students through your UTSOnline Subject space.

But it is not enough to assign readings to students. Many will not do the reading unless they understand the relevance. Often they don’t know where to start or how to use the information and some students don’t believe that reading ‘counts’. Continue reading