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Students publish ed-tech textbook on iBookstore | eSchool News

Students publish ed-tech textbook on iBookstore | eSchool News | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
At Georgia College, educational technology could spawn more educational technology.

 

A group of graduate students at the Milledgeville, Ga.-based campus have used Apple’s iBookstore to publish a video- and image-laden eTextbook filled with information and advice for educators hoping to better incorporate technology in their classroom lessons.

 

The eBook, “Using Technology in Education,” is a student-created textbook available for the iPad and available for free in the iBookstore, which was introduced in January.

 

Nine graduate students in Associate Professor Chris Greer’s Advanced Technology for Teachers course researched, filmed, and photographed the text and images used in the ed-tech textbook, covering myriad topics from social media use in education and document cameras to advances in assistive technology and eReaders.

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Boundless - The Free Textbook Replacement

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Boundless - The Free Textbook Replacement via @juandoming

 

Boundless just launched the public beta version of its brand new site. What is Boundless? It’s a way to easily turn all of the open source information that exists in the world into a simple easy-to-use digital textbook. And it’s free.

 

This is one of the most exciting announcements that came across my inbox over the past few weeks. Boundless is shaping up to truly disrupt the digital textbook industry and the newly launched tools are robust enough to do just that. But enough hyperbole and hot air, here’s what you should know:


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Students Find E-Textbooks 'Clumsy' and Don't Use Their Interactive Features - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Students Find E-Textbooks 'Clumsy' and Don't Use Their Interactive Features - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Anti-Piracy Patent Stops Students From Sharing Textbooks | TorrentFreak

Anti-Piracy Patent Stops Students From Sharing Textbooks | TorrentFreak | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A new patent granted this week aims to stop students from sharing textbooks, both off and online. The patent awarded to economics professor Joseph Henry Vogel hopes to embed the publishing world even further into academia.

 

(Opinion: Another item from the repository of really stupid ideas in the academy.0

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