In Bill Gates’ vision of the classrooms of the future, students are grouped according to skill set. One cluster huddles around a computer terminal, playing an educational game or working on a simulator. Another works with a human teacher getting direct instruction, while another gets a digital lesson delivered from their teacher’s avatar.
What is Reader Response?-- In this video, the instructor discusses reader response criticism. He also talks about paying attention to how the text invites a response.
This is a 13-page introduction to teaching literary criticism. Included are: Teacher Notes on literary criticism definitions, definitions for key terms relative to Reader-Response and Feminist Criticism, Questions students can use as guiding principals, a Feminist Criticism Exercise, and a quiz to determine predisposed students' positions regarding Reader-Response theory.