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Building the independence of learners through thoughtful uses of technology
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iPad Media Camp ~ Wesley Freyer

iPad Media Camp ~ Wesley Freyer | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

Freyer has presented his 3-day workshop on producing media with an iPad on numerous occasions. Complete directions and videos and resources are offered here for anyone to teach themselves. Learn how to do:

 

-Screencasting and Narrated SlideShows

-Quick Edit Videography

-Interactive Writing and eBooks

 

...all on an iPad.

Jim Lerman's insight:

A great aid for anyone wishing to learn these important functions. Kudos to Freyer for sharing so generously.

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A Beginner’s Guide To Setting Up An eBook Library On Your iPad

A Beginner’s Guide To Setting Up An eBook Library On Your iPad | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it
The recently announced iPad mini, along with similar digital tablets like the Kindle Fire and Nexus 7 make for nearly perfect e-reading devices.

 

Building an e-library is ten times easier than building and maintaining a paper book library.

 

So after you’ve purchased your iPad, you will want to install at least two e-book reading apps on your device: the iBooks Reader and the Kindle for the iPad. Both are free downloads.

 

This beginner’s guide recommends apps and features to get you started in building your library. Though the focus on is on the iPad, because it’s the device used for the last two years to build an e-library, the recommendations apply to other devices, including the Amazon Kindle and the Barnes and Nobel Nook. But the iPad offers some extra features that you will eventually find useful over other devices.

 

Read more here: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/beginners-guide-setting-ebook-library-ipad/


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20 Best Websites to Download Free eBooks

20 Best Websites to Download Free eBooks | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it
With all the great digital technology around these days, we don’t need a tree to make a book. More and more of us are choosing the convenience of digital content over actual books, CDs, DVD and Blu-ray discs as time passes. And as with everything that comes in digital – there’s a plethora of free options available. We can download eBooks onto our kindles, iPads, iPod, phones, laptops… the list is endless. Here’s a useful collection of sites and sources for getting free eBooks (yes, free!) for all of you virtual bookworms.

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Anne Whaits's curator insight, January 25, 2013 2:29 PM

Check the comments for other useful links to free ebooks such as http://www.ebooks-forfree.com./