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A recent request for ideas on using etext versions of books in the absence of available paper-based versions for a literature course sparked a quick few ideas. The question was framed as “how could students engage in those texts in the same way that they would if they were on paper?” Given our upcoming roundtable […]

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iPad App: inkling

Inkling, a new app and textbook producer, was mentioned recently in the Wired Campus blog from The Chronicle of Higher Education. (Kaya, Travis. “Classroom iPad Programs Get Mixed Response” Sept. 20, 1010) What is it? An app for buying, reading, and annotating textbooks which includes searching, highlighting, notetaking, and the ability to share those notes […]

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Thanks to all who attended and contributed. InĂ©s kindly noted the apps that were discussed. Here they are, with links to the web sites for more information. All apps are available through the App Store on your iPad. Evernote – capture it (notes, web page, photo, screenshot), organize it, find it NYTimes – Editor’s Choice […]

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Our first roundtable on the iPad, “iPads for Scholars,” held at the Center for Teaching and Learning, Wednesday, 9/8/2010. As one might expect, the web has been awash with articles, opinions, and comments about the Ipad. Here are a few, from a variety of sources, that address some of the issues and in so doing […]

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