E-Readers, E-Books & Digital Literacy Resource Handout

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E-Readers, E-Books & Digital Literacy Resource Handout

  1. 1. iPads, Nooks & eReaders: Digital Strategies for a Connected Campus Higher Ed Hero Webinar - November 3, 2010 http://www.higheredhero.com/1B4/0 Presented by Laura Pasquini General E-Book Information 7 things you should know about ... E-Books http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7020.pdf E-Books - 74 Resources http://www.educause.edu/Resources/Browse/EBooks/30539 Book & E-Book History History of Science - Book History Timeline http://bit.ly/bhzaIg From Gutenberg to the Internet http://www.historyofscience.com/G2I/ Future of eReaders: http://hubpages.com/hub/Future-of-e-Readers E-Readers Kindle http://kindle.amazon.com/ Sony E-Reader http://bit.ly/U8Nq7 iPad http://www.apple.com/ipad/ Nook (from B & N) http://bit.ly/3a8PDo Kno http://www.kno.com/ eTextbook Publishers Flatworld Knowledge http://www.flatworldknowledge.com/ Connexions Project http://cnx.org/aboutus/history CourseSmart http://instructors.coursesmart.com/ McGraw-Hill Digital Products http://mpss.mhhe.com/products.php Others: http://www.ebookcrossroads.com/epublishers.html Current Pilot Projects with E-readers Seton Hall - iPad Pilot http://setonhill.edu/techadvantage/index.cfm Case Western Reserve University use Kindle electronic reader http://bit.ly/epxVI E-Reader Pilot Project at Princeton http://www.princeton.edu/ereaderpilot/ Reed College to Test Kindle http://bit.ly/13uySy Amazon’s Kindle heads to ASU classrooms http://asunews.asu.edu/20090506_kindle Helpful Articles & Resources About E-Books & E-Readers in Higher Education Highlighting E-Readers http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/02/23/ereaders Breakthrough, Bust, or Building Block? http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/05/07/kindle Textbook Facts vs. Rhetoric by the Association of American Publishers, Inc. http://bit.ly/cq8jrw AAP Reports Book Sales Estimated at $23.9 Billion in 2009 http://bit.ly/btlJDR Research and Markets: the US Book Publishing Industry Consists of about 2,600 Companies with Combined Annual Revenue of about $27 Billion http://bit.ly/dBJQzx Why E-Readers? http://www.slate.com/id/2264363/ Students Are Not Buying Digital When It Comes to Textbooks: First Free Digital Textbook Hits The Web, But College Still Costs $9,843 Per Minute http://aol.it/bo8jxj
  2. 2. In a Digital Age, Students Still Cling to Paper Textbooks http://nyti.ms/ce4Pbn Students Remain Reluctant to Try E-Textbooks, Survey Finds http://bit.ly/adFump E-learning: University of Texas home to library without books http://usat.ly/9kiWkN Digital Textbooks: 3 Reasons Students Aren’t Ready http://on.mash.to/eRc7H Can college students learn as well on iPads, e-books? http://usat.ly/cYgxNz How the E-Book Will Change the Way We Read and Write http://bit.ly/ZCskK E-Books in Higher Education: Nearing the End of the Era Hype http://bit.ly/9iwYgt Feds Give $1.1-Million for E-Textbooks for Vision-Impaired Students http://bit.ly/anbNIg Increase Student Engagement by Getting Rid of Textbooks http://bit.ly/9byWFb Ready or Not, here the e-texbooks... http://www.nmc.org/blog/keene-haywood/7173 E-Books Must Be Accessible, and That Means Audio http://bit.ly/bY919Y Barnes & Noble Unveils Full-Color, Android-Based Nook http://on.mash.to/bJh4Uz Students Remain Reluctant to Try E-Textbooks, Survey Finds http://bit.ly/adFump New at iTunes U: Free E-Books http://bit.ly/bSoi5L Who Will Win the E-textbook/E-content Sweepstakes in Higher Education? Apple, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, or Google? http://bit.ly/aRik9c Google Editions Embraces Universal E-book Format http://bit.ly/gNNe1 Oxford, Rice, Open U Add to iTunes U Electronic Book Collection http://ow.ly/33dm0 Other resources: The Networked Teacher http://bit.ly/cImIkO Mashing OER Wiki http://solr.bccampus.ca/wiki/index.php/MashingOER Community Virtual Library http://infoisland.org/ An.notate http://a.nnotate.com/

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