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Trina Marmarelli, Instructional Technology Manager, Reed College
Since 2009, Reed College has been exploring the potential of e-reader and tablet technology to enhance teaching and learning. Our pilot studies of the Amazon Kindle DX and the Apple iPad as platforms for reading, annotating, and referring to scholarly texts have shown us that when quick and easy markup and navigation are possible, electronic texts facilitate both comprehension and discussion. I will discuss our studies’ findings and our current investigation of emerging e-text developments.