Digital Storybooks w/ AudioPresentation Transcript
Digital Books Janel Labron EDU 290 Tuesday, Thursday 9:30-10:45
Digital storybooks/textbooks Taking over Teachers/students Introduction goXunuReviews
“Digital textbooks offer various interactive functions, and provide the learner with a combination of textbooks, reference books, workbooks, dictionaries and multimedia contents such as video clips, animations, and virtual reality, both at school and at home, without the constraints of time and space.” Wikipedia Textbooks Storybooks What is a digital book?
Read on E-Book Readers or Laptops They are lightweight “Open source” software What to do with the media College Benifits How do they work?
How going digital is good! How students use it Teachers benefits Environmental Adjust to fit students needs. (board, laptop, print outs)
Certain software Outdated computers Purchase E-Book Readers Harder to read Digital divide How going digital is bad!
Looking into K-12 What is Legislature doing? State funding Approval/Dissaproval Directions this is taking them. All schools 2013 Rich/Poor Certain courses online
Trials Few online courses Teachers using it in their classrooms instead administrators What schools are doing now.
The New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/09/education/09textbook.html?pagewanted=2&_r=1 The Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/18/AR2009101802360_2.html Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_Textbook Web References
Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:DT_USE1.png Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/43602175@N06/4070018782/ ClipArt All photos are hyperlinked to the site also. Photo references