Category: ‘Resources’

7 Things You Should Know About the Evolution of the Textbook

The EDUCAUSE Learning Inititiative (ELI) publishes a great series of concise guides (only 2 pages long!) exploring learning technologies.  The publication for this month is particularly apropos for the sandbox —  7  Things You Should Know About the Evolution of the Textbook (April 2012)

Accessibility and eTexts

My favorite part of the sandbox experience is the conversations that I have with participants.  Each participant brings a unique perspective to the sandbox topics.   I have learned so many useful, beneficial things from these conversations! One of the unique perspectives on e-texts for me was a conversation that I had with Valerie Schoolcraft,  e-Text Sandbox […]

Open source eBooks for Ed Tech

Open source eBooks for Ed Tech The main text for one of my courses – Intro to Instructional Technology – is available without charge via the National Research Council.  The book – How People Learn – is a very readable account of the convergence of learning theories and key topics in educational psychology/cognitive psychology. Two […]

Presentation by eBooks at JMU Libraries

Meris Mandernach gave a presentation on eBooks available at JMU for this week’s eText sandbox.   eBooks @ JMU

Searching for eBooks at JMU

Use the special searches at the bottom of this page for searching online books available at JMU.   http://leo.jmu.edu