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Trailblazing The E-Reader Revolution: Two Universities, Two Approaches, Joan Wines, Julius Bianchi, Harlan Stelmach, Gary Gorka, Michael Brint Dec 2009

Trailblazing The E-Reader Revolution: Two Universities, Two Approaches, Joan Wines, Julius Bianchi, Harlan Stelmach, Gary Gorka, Michael Brint

Harlan Stelmach

E-readers are promising teaching and learning devices for the mobile generation whose reading and writing skills educators are working to improve. These two universities are exploring and identifying practices that will best optimize an e-reader’s potential for encouraging deeper student learning. Importance/Relevance: The portable e-reader, so intuitive to students, is the ideal device for the mobile generation. Educators who want to engage students more deeply in reading and writing are using e-readers to help enhance and personalize education for diverse student learners. Student engagement in reading and writing is the overarching objective of these projects. Students carry e-readers ...