05 December 2009

back to the subject at hand

academia and e-books. and e-readers.

back in june, the chronicle published an article about northwest missouri state university's president, dean l hubbard, and his quest to integrate kindles into his college's textbook distribution system. six lessons one campus learned about e-textbooks, describe hubbard's idea to incorporate e-readers into campus life, seeing as he loved his kindle so much. why wouldn't everyone else?

meanwhile, the e-book skeptic asks, "when it comes to reading, is digital dumber? will higher education have to take this type of research into account when thinking about incorporating e-readers and e-books into their curriculum? hmmmmm??

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