Tag: e-reading

by Julie Keck

1. How e-reading threatens learning in the humanities (Naomi S. Baron / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Quelling the controversy over technology and student testing (Gee Kin Chou / EdSurge) 3. Teaching ethics and narrative…with violent video games? (Paul Darvasi / Edutopia) 4. 4 ways big data is giving students an edge in the [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon to offer Kindle checkout system to physical retailers (Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal) 2. Epic! wants to be Netflix for e-books for kids (Digital Book World) 3. Self-publishing platforms hit hard by DIY authors (Mercy Pilkington / Good E-Reader) 4. Some differences between e-books, enhanced e-books, and apps (Beth Bacon / Digital [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. New York Times launches e-book programs (Publishers Weekly) 2. How a tech entrepreneur became a best-selling Amazon Kindle author (VentureBeat) 3. Macmillan CEO: no, we won’t settle with the DOJ in the e-books case (paidContent) 4. Simon & Schuster open to selling e-books [...] more »

by Jenny Shank

If you thought e-books, e-readers and tablets dominated the last holiday season, you haven’t seen anything yet. For one, this year it’s easier than ever to give e-books as gifts, and, thanks to a recent partnership with Kobo, it’s now even possible to support your local independent bookseller while giving them. And, according to the [...] more »