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Teachers Customize Textbooks Online

Teachers Customize Textbooks Online

| October 28, 2010 | 5 Comments

Flickr: Arvindgrover By Sara Bernard Once upon a time, textbook writers would write textbooks and teachers would teach what was in them. Teachers would make up their own lesson plans, and if they were willing, shared them with their colleagues. But technology is changing the scenario. Now, not only are educators combing the Internet for […]

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College Textbooks Are Going Digital

College Textbooks Are Going Digital

| October 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Interesting story in the Daily Breeze about California State University, Dominguez Hills finding a way around expensive college textbooks: The Carson campus is among six of CSU’s 23 locations to take part in a pilot program in which students, beginning this year, are able to purchase digital textbooks for temporary use. The program is analogous […]

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Clarifying “Revolutionary” and “Disruptive” in Education

Clarifying “Revolutionary” and “Disruptive” in Education

| September 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

A great piece on ReadWriteWeb about what exactly those terms mean when it comes to education. To sum up: it should be free(mium), encourage grassroots adoption, encourage 21st century teaching and learning, contain and encourage open content, and should be open source.

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