Research + News | Topic: Books

Do Teens Read Seriously Anymore?

Among teenagers in recent years, reading anything serious has become a chore, like doing the laundry or prepping a meal for a kid brother. Read the article here.

The State of Books and Reading in a Digital World

It’s difficult to ignore the increasing amount of content—and platforms—vying for our attention. The Barna Group asks, can paper and ink still compete? Where does the book fit in a digital age?

Read the research here.

Why Do Books Still Exist? asks A Teenager

A teenager asks and answers the question of why books still exist in our technologically advanced society. Read the article here.

Culture Watch: Rewiring Kids

Walt Mueller writes about technology and the way it is changing how our kids read for Youth Worker Journal. Read the entire article here.

Dear Pastor, Bring Your Bible to Church

Taking a look at bringing an iPad to the pulpit as opposed to a print Bible. Read the full article here.

Turnitin: Plagiarizing Students Beware New App for iPad

An app is now available for Turnitin – a service that checks for plagiarism. Read the full article here.

The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens

How exactly does the technology we use to read change the way we read? Read the full article here.

Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-Year-Olds

A Kaiser Family Foundation study taking a close look at how today’s children and teens spend their time with media. Read the full report here.