The Technology Of Encyclopedias

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The Technology Of Encyclopedias

  1. 1. The Technology of Encyclopedias<br />Joel Nauton<br />EDUC 515<br />San Diego Regional Center<br />MA in Education: Digital Teaching and Learning<br />Professor Jeff McKendricks<br />Summer 2009<br />
  2. 2. en·cy·clo·pe·di·a [ in sklə pdee ə] noun  Definition:   comprehensive reference work: a reference work offering comprehensive information on all or specialized areas of knowledge.<br />The Technology of Encyclopedias<br />
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  4. 4. papyrus, scrolls, paper, woodblock printing (200 AD), movable type (1200) <br />
  5. 5. The Goal: Bigger is Better, or, I Know Everything There is to Know in the World and I’m Going to Write It Down.<br />
  6. 6. The turn of the century…<br />
  7. 7. “online encyclopedia” = 21,000,000 results<br />video, animation, sound, precise search,<br />first person presentation, real-time updates<br />
  8. 8. Encarta. (2009, June 18). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 09:41, June 18, 2009, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Encarta&oldid=297129205<br />Encyclopedia. (2009, June 30). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 21:40, June 30, 2009, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Encyclopedia&oldid=299585486<br />Google images <br />

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