Using Nudges to Boost Big Reading

Nudges encourage behaviors without mandating them. Using nudge theory, teachers can create a “choice architecture” to encourage students to read more and more honestly. Presenters compare nudges versus mandates in ER. We give numerous examples of ER nudges and suggest ways to research nudge theory to promote extensive reading.

A Paper Presented at The Fifth World Congress on Extensive Reading, Feng Chia University August 9-12, 2019. By Joseph Poulshock, Senshu University; Douglas Forster, Japan Women’s University

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