State governments are moving toward digital open-source college textbooks to reduce costs.
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With iPads, teachers can create ebooks for their students or even help them create ebooks for themselves. Below is a compiled list of such apps.
With ebooks, your wallet may gain a few pounds as well, as you will be spending a lot less money on books. Check out these five digital text services. With synchronized convenience and interactive, cost-effective methods, life is on its …
In this post you will learn the process of creating a digital textbook, tools for each step of the process and strategies for involving the students in its development.
Apple has just announced its new iBooks2 and authoring app created big waves in education circles. But smart educators don’t necessarily need Apple’s slick devices and software to create their own books. Here’s how to create a digital textbook and …
Although price is likely to be a barrier, the software will let students watch videos and take notes inside the virtual books.
Textbooks are a multi-billion dollar industry. But the growing availability of digital content and open educational resources (OER) is giving schools the opportunity to bypass some of the traditional expenses of textbook purchasing. It’s also giving teachers the opportunities to …
A list of great free iPad eBooks websites that will allow you to download free eBooks for your iPad and will help you in gaining knowledge.
Though we keep hearing about a huge increase in sales of e-books, a recent survey shows that, for students, that needle has not really moved much. So why are students’ buying habits different? Why aren’t they buying more e-books?
dotEPUB is a free service that allows you to convert the content of a webpage into an ePub format to read on your tablet, phone, or other ereader device.
The EPUB format is the open eBook standard developed by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). It is based on a number of other open standards including XHTML and CSS, just like the web.
Create an ebook where students can add images, text and flash animations. This is great for storytelling, presenting a research task, the alphabet, learning a language, instructional manual, art portfolio, digital photo album, etc.
A free ebook containing a great list of Web 2.0 tools to be used in Education.
ePub stands for e-Publishing. It has been adopted as the international standard for publishing e-books. Once you have published your e-book you can then give your student access to the document or you can publish it via your itunes. If …
Download the ebook with the 30 challenges and all the information and details you need to incorporate these strategies into your classroom and teaching life. It is EXCELLENT, and thought provoking!