Using e-Books and e-Readers for Adult Learning : With a Focus on Adult Literacy

By (author) Gay, Sandie; By (author) Richardson, Tina

With e-books becoming an increasingly everyday and high-profile technology, how can they be used to best effect to help develop literacy skills, cultivate a love of reading, provide greater accessibility to texts for all, and offer portable access to a vast range of resources? Specifically written with the adult learning sector in mind, this invaluable, straightforward guide takes you through the advantages and effective features e-books have to offer. The text covers what you need to know about investing in e-book technologies: how to take advantage of the features e-books offer for your learners; the options available including dedicated e-readers, tablets and smartphones, and the costs, technical and management issues; real-world case studies of current uses and experiences in adult learning settings; current research and projects; and pointers on innovative uses of e-book technologies. With a chapter also containing useful links, this book is all you need to know about introducing e-books to your learning provision.

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  • How to use this book: Who is it for? 1. What are e-books? 2. What are e-readers and e-book apps? 3. Access and accessibility 4. E-readers and e-books in use 5. Our own action research 6. Investing in e-readers and e-books 7. Suggested uses for the classroom 8. Conclusion Useful websites Glossary Appendix: Features of popular e-readers available in the UK

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書名 Using e-Books and e-Readers for Adult Learning : With a Focus on Adult Literacy
著作者等 Richardson, Tina
Gay, Sandie
書名別名 With a Focus on Adult Literacy
出版元 National Institute of Adult Continuing Education
刊行年月 2012.10.31
ページ数 108p
大きさ H240 x W1570
ISBN 9781862016118
言語 英語
出版国 イギリス