Touch displays, tablets and the future of e-books

Recently I had another wonderful opportunity to listen to a discussion about the future of the e-textbook. This was especially interesting to me as the audience was a group of faculty and many who had not explored this discussion. The speaker shared some wonderful resources that are emerging portals around securing e-textbooks such as http://www.cafescribe.com and http://www.coursesmart.com. My favorite was the more open resource, http://flatworldknowledge.com that provide e-texts that could be ...
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Digital students….

I had the good fortune of listening to a speaker at a recent presentation on Apple computer products. I was impressed when he shared the video below entitled, "Digital Students at Analog Schools" . I think their message says it all about the current digital disconnect in today's classrooms with today's learners. Of particular importance to me is the message these students echo -- that they appreciate multiple opportunties to access, represent, and engage with the information they receive. In man...
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