Naomi S. Baron



Professor Baron is interested in electronically-mediated communication, writing and technology, the history of English, and higher education. A former Guggenheim Fellow and Fulbright Fellow, she has published seven books. Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World won the English-Speaking Union’s Duke of Edinburgh English Language Book Award for 2008. Her new book, Words Onscreen: The Fate of Reading in a Digital World, will be out in early 2015.

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Words Onscreen: The Fate of...

3.68 avg rating — 186 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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Always On: Language in an O...

3.27 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 2008 — 9 editions
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Alphabet to Email: How Writ...

3.61 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2000 — 11 editions
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Growing Up With Language: H...

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Computer Languages: A Guide...

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1986 — 2 editions
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Speech, Writing, and Sign: ...

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Language Acquisition and Hi...

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“Take what the British call the "greengrocer's apostrophe," named for aberrant signs advertising cauliflower's or carrot's in local fruit and vegetable shops.”
Naomi S. Baron, Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

“Study upon study confirms that if your digital device has an internet connection enabling you to do more than just download books, it is likely more challenging to read onscreen than in hardcopy.”
Naomi S. Baron, Words Onscreen: The Fate of Reading in a Digital World

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