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Resources for Digital Textbooks and Online Classrooms

MERLOT - Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching

Free and open online community of resources designed primarily for faculty, staff and students of higher education from around the world to share their learning materials and pedagogy. MERLOT is a leading edge, user-centered, collection of peer reviewed higher education, online learning materials, catalogued by registered members and a set of faculty development support services.

Open Journal Systems | Public Knowledge Project

Open Journal Systems (OJS) is a journal management and publishing system that has been developed by the Public Knowledge Project through its federally funded efforts to expand and improve access to research.

Campus Technology

Books | Feature The Price is Right: 11 Excellent Sites for Free Digital Textbooks If you're committed to shifting your curriculum to e-textbooks, consider trying free first. Here are the best sites for digital books that won't cost your students a dime.

The Digital Networked Textbook: Is It Any Different?

Let's speculate that before this year's cohort of first-year teachers retires from math education more than 50% of American classrooms will feature 1:1 technology. That's a conservative prediction - both in the timeline and the percentage - and it's more than enough to make me wonder what makes for good curricula in a 1:1 classroom.

Pixelated: eReaders & iPads in the School Library

I am the coordinator of K-12 library & media services at Copley-Fairlawn City Schools. I have a passion for eReaders, eBooks, iPads, and digital video, specifically with a focus on how those devices and applications enable and empower students to access and create content.

Students Still Not Taking to E-Textbooks, New Data Show

Despite the benefits of lower costs, lighter backpacks, added features and convenience, students just aren't taking to e-textbooks, a new study shows

The e-reading advantage - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 05:41AM Last month, Ryan Bretag wrote about an experiment in his school where students, often reluctant to leave print, read from e-books. ( Students Reading Digitally: COD Pilot in Metanoia,1/25/13). Ryan's students' reaction to the brief e-reading experience was heartening.

Educon: Unraveling the Textbook

It's been a week since returning from Educon 1 and, although I have managed to read a few of the wonderful reflections written by others, I'm just now sifting through my notes and thoughts about the sixth edition of this remarkable event.

Ebooks are actually not books-schools among first to realizing this fact | Digital Book World

Schools are realizing that ebooks are not books at all-they are software and they should be sold the way software is sold.

The Digital Networked Textbook: Is It Any Different?

Let's speculate that before this year's cohort of first-year teachers retires from math education more than 50% of American classrooms will feature 1:1 technology. That's a conservative prediction - both in the timeline and the percentage - and it's more than enough to make me wonder what makes for good curricula in a 1:1 classroom.

Why I still want MS and HS to have a Laptop

I received a tweet a couple days ago asking why I still believed laptops, in this case MacBooks, are the right choice for middle school and high school students. @ jutecht Why did you select iPads for the primary and MacBook Pros for Middle and Hi? I'd love to hear your strategy!

A Student's Guide to Using the Kindle for Research

The Kindle is great for reading the occasional book, but you might not know that it's also a fantastic tool for students. When used correctly, it can essentially operate as a portable tool to keep all your books, notes, and research in one place.