E-Text Reader Faculty Pilot Study
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E-Text Reader Pilot Study Faculty Volunteers
- Mark Canada: English and Theatre (Kindle Reader)
- Tim Hayes: Sociology and Criminal Justice (Sony Reader)
- Rachel McBroom: Biology (Kindle Reader)
- Rose Stremlau: History (Sony Reader)
Questions for evaluation:
- How easy is it to use?
- Is the functionality versus a textbook worth the cost of the reader, the e-text and the learning curve?
- Capable of highlighting?
- Capable of notes in margins?
- Links to definitions, graphs, glossary, etc?
- Capable of enlarging font for sight-impairment?
- Audio for low or no vision users?
- Is the technology of quality material and components?
- Withstand wear and tear?
- Long battery life?
- Would you use this technology instead of textbooks if e-books are available for download? Or, would you prefer a laptop with the same or more functionality, in addition to the computer functionality a laptop affords?
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Tuesday, August 18, 2009