AcAdemic
Reading
CirCles

a teacher resource book

for a learner-centred reading skills approach

In the book, teachers are guided through an entire ARC cycle, including ------->

The book explains and exemplifies an intensive reading approach aimed at improving learner engagement with and understanding of concepts in non-fiction texts, like those encountered in undergraduate courses. This approach combines individual investigation with collaborative construction of knowledge through group sharing and discussion.

ARC is ideal for teachers and students in EAP programs. The book is published with the round and available in paperback (http://bit.ly/arc-book) or for mobile devices ( the round publisher page).

  • Explanations

    on how ARC works and how to increase success

  • Experience

    with each ARC role and process

  • Suggestions

    to help with classroom management

  • Resources

    to download and supplement implemenation

The author

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Tyson Seburn

MA, Educational Technology + TESOL, University of Manchester

Assistant Director / Lead Instructor, Critical Reading and Writing, New College, University of Toronto

About

Tyson Seburn has nearly 20 years of experience in English language teaching profession. For the last decade or so, this has been primarily focused on academic reading and writing within the International Foundation Program at New College, University of Toronto. Founder of #tleap, an online community for EAP professionals, Tyson served on the TESL Toronto Executive as President for 3 years, and currently sits on the IATEFL TDSIG Committee. He regularly blogs at 4CinELT.

Testimonials

The purpose of ARC is to improve learner engagement with and understanding of concepts in non-fiction texts, like those encountered in higher education courses.