Naomi S. Baron

Naomi S. Baron is a professor of linguistics in the Department of World Languages and Cultures in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University. She is the author of eight books, including Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World, winner of the 2008 English-Speaking Union's Duke of Edinburgh English Language Award Competition. Most recently, she completed a cross-national analysis of print versus digital reading practices and preferences of university students in the US, Japan, Germany, Slovakia, and India. A Guggenheim Fellow and Swedish Fulbright Fellow, she was also a Visiting Scholar at the Stanford Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences

Textbook Merger Papers Over One Learning Benefit

As the educational reading landscape shifts to digital, Naomi Baron argues we must find proven strategies to help students become more aware of the best ways to read and study online – especially as regular printed textbooks gradually begin to disappear.

3 years ago