Tech Tuesday: Using e-books and e-readers

Tech Tuesday: Using e-books and e-readers

Tech Tuesday: Using e-books and e-readers

Date posted: August 6, 2013

It’s Tech Tuesday, highlighting resources on literacy, technology, and the digital world.

New in the library!

Using e-books and e-readers for adult learning: with a focus on adult literacy.
Sandie Gay, Tina Richardson. Leicester: NIACE, 2013.

How can e-books be used to best effect to help develop literacy skills, cultivate love for reading, provide greater accessibility to texts, and offer portable access to vast ranges of resources? Specifically for adult learning, this book covers topics like taking advantage of the features e-books offer learners; the options available including e-readers, tablets and smartphones; the costs involved; and technical and management issues. It also includes examples from the UK of current uses and experiences in adult learning settings, recent research and projects and innovative uses of e-book technologies.

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