Posts Tagged ‘Content Delivery’

This post is really not the ideal first real post for the blog, but the topic has come up several times in various news venues and among colleagues: delivering classroom content without the textbook costs.

I was looking at a history professor’s new Kindle (I’m so jealous), and he was telling me how he had downloaded several texts that are relevant to his current teaching load and that are in the public domain (Common Sense, Federalist Papers, etc).  He had downloaded the texts from Project Gutenberg and transferred them to his Kindle so he can take them to class easily (and for free).  He lamented about what a shame it was that students didn’t have ebook readers, but instead had to print the texts from a website or buy them from the bookstore.



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