Authors' presentation featuring novelist Gary Cornelius ("Crashing Through the Underbrush," "Dancing With Gogos"); poet/novelist Risa Stephanie Bear (edited and compiled the e-text
website Renascence Editions and published one novel, four books of poems and three memoirs); and research biologist/memoirist Tom Titus ("Blackberries in July: A Forager's Field Guide to Inner Peace")
while reading; b) take notes or annotate the e-text
, at least to prevent one's mind from drifting and wandering; c) manage eye fatigue, by closing eyes for a few minutes every hour or so.
The plotline has some jumps and the e-text
is a conversion from a paper print formatting that brings a few formatting and editing errors into the e-text
It provides students with an e-text
version of the Pearson book, access to a study plan for each chapter, assignments, quizzes, and chapter resources.
More than 400,000 resources including e-audio, braille and e-text
formats are accessible to public library patrons with print disabilities.
The first paper "An Empirical Evaluation of a Broad Ranging E-Text
Adoption with Recommendations for Improving Deployment Success for Students" (Chapman, Seeley, Wright, Glenn & Adams, 2016) provides an excellent historical overview of the challenges for students and staff in the adoption of new 'learning and teaching' technologies in Higher Education.
This research query started in the spring of 2014 when an e-text
was adopted for an undergraduate distance learning class.
Courseload includes an e-text
reader platform and collaborative learning tools for the delivery of digital learning materials including Open Educational Resources, faculty-authored course packs, and publisher content.
In September 2013, HCT went live with an e-text
book system, with all student text books available through Blackboard, eliminating the need for hard copies of books.
The National Education Technology Plan highlights the importance of learning from e-text
, and the Digital Textbook Collaborative (2012) offers a blueprint for designing and using e-texts
But in another quirky way that makes me uniquely qualified to give the Rip Van Winkle perspective on how e-text
and online information accessibility in higher education have changed in 20 years, and what challenges persist.
The frequent use of what are called "checkpoint" questions throughout the online e-text
, for example, is based on evidence that the close interweaving of instruction and assessment substantially increases the amount of material read by each student and improves retention.