Ebook and Publishing
15.7K views | +5 today
Follow
Ebook and Publishing
Publishing Ebook Book Self-Publishing
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Marianela Camacho Alfaro
Scoop.it!

Are iPads changing the face of education? [infographic]

Are iPads changing the face of education? [infographic] | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
iPad is the most famous tablet, but on the other side it's also the most expensive one. Does that mix of fame and cost help evolve the classroom? Secure Ed
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marianela Camacho Alfaro
Scoop.it!

Tablets vs. Textbooks - ProCon.org

Tablets vs. Textbooks - ProCon.org | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Should tablets replace textbooks in K-12 schools? (RT @procon_org: K-12 textbook publishing is an $8 billion industry; 3 companies run about 85% of the market.
Marianela Camacho Alfaro's insight:
"Proponents of tablets say that they are supported by most teachers and students, are much lighter than print textbooks, and improve standardized test scores. They say tablets can hold hundreds of textbooks, save the environment by lowering the amount of printing, increase student interactivity and creativity, and that digital textbooks are cheaper than print textbooks."
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marianela Camacho Alfaro
Scoop.it!

Preparing for Effective Adoption and Use of Ebooks in Education

Marianela Camacho Alfaro's insight:

"As ebooks become mainstream and the percentage of 

academic publications delivered as ebooks rises steadily, this
report is a primer to help academic librarians, managers and
members of faculty prepare for the increasing adoption and
use of ebooks in education. Specifically, this report: 1)
introduces the historical and present context of ebooks; 2)
reviews the basics of ebook technologies; 3) considers
scenarios for ebook adoption and usage; 4) addresses current
challenges; and 5) considers the future. This report also
provides a glossary and a ‘References’ section."

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Marianela Camacho Alfaro from eBook Publishing World
Scoop.it!

The Future of eBooks in the Academic World: Opportunities and Challenges

The Future of eBooks in the Academic World: Opportunities and Challenges | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Marcel Reich-Ranicki was a living embodiment of so much of 20th century German intellectual life. Will the internet era ever produce as influential a critic?

Via Robin Good
more...
Eternity's curator insight, September 22, 2013 3:29 AM

This sums it up for responsive designs and content for future - for ebooks!!

Aracy Campos's curator insight, December 3, 2013 7:06 AM

Uma referência útil e bem organizada para qualquer pessoa envolvida no planejamento e organização da integração de ebooks no currículo acadêmico.

Yaros Perez's curator insight, February 23, 2016 1:08 PM

Muestra de una manera gráfica y y facil de entender el futuro de los Elibros.

Scooped by Marianela Camacho Alfaro
Scoop.it!

Students, Professors Still Not Yet Ready for Digital Textbooks | Digital Book World

Students, Professors Still Not Yet Ready for Digital Textbooks | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The e-textbook revolution is still waiting to start.
Marianela Camacho Alfaro's insight:
"Students and professors are still not adopting the use of digital textbooks in any great numbers, according to the latest data from Bowker Market Research, presented today in a Digital Book World webcast. Further, the percentage of students who are using them has remained flat over the past few semesters."
more...
No comment yet.