20 Aug, 2017
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R & D IN LITERACY
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R & D IN LITERACY
R & D IN LITERACY
Questions to take into account before implementing the iPad at school
Tablets could be a useful and effective tool in educational methodology. But before its implementation in the classroom, we should consider the technical and pedagogical consequences that are carried with it.
The educational benefits of using console games at schools
A research developed by Learning and Teaching Scotland (LTS) in partnership with Futurelab tries to identify the educational benefits of console game-based learning in primary and secondary schools in Scotland.
University Libraries at the forefront of the digital revolution
The UTSA (University of Texas at San Antonio) launches a cutting-edge project: a library without printed books.
Study: Are the technologies undermine the time children devote to reading?
This one is part of the questions that an study carried out by the educational media company Scholastic and the consulting firm Harrison Group tries to answer.
Chris Meade: HOTBOOK in the UNLIBRARY, reading in the digital world
Chris Meade gave us his views on some of the innovation projects he is involved such as HOTBOOK, BOOKSTART and also Chris opinion about our R&D in literacy. Chris lives these momments with excitement: "Reading digitally is fantastic because it allows us to read the way we write these days"
Fiona Marriott: the successful experience with the ebooks at the Luton Libraries
Fiona Marriott came to our Children's Literacy Lab in Salamanca and shared with us her broad experience with ebooks lending system: "The one thing that we have been sure of since the beginning is that at the end of our three year “experiment” the world of eBooks will have changed beyond recognition. We can however, share with you what we have learned on our journey!"
Experts talk about R&D at the Germán Sánchez Ruipérez Foundation
Fiona Marriott, Chris Meade, Javier Celaya, Mariona Martínez and Dolors Bundó.
Chris Meade makes a adress on digital reading within our Literacy Labs meetings
Chris Meade spent three days with us working and debating all sort of questions on literacy within the digital environment in our Salamanca Centre. Chris Meade is Director of if:book. Chris has an M.A. in Creative Writing & New Media and his digital fiction In Search of lost Tim was described by the Independent on Sunday as “a jeu d’esprit and just possibly the future of fiction. He was Director of Booktrust from 2000 – 2007, running the Bookstart scheme and a range of book prizes and promotions, and Director of the Poetry Society from 1994-2000, where he set up the Poetry Cafe in Covent Garden and the lottery funded Poetry Places project, described by Andrew Motion as “a modern miracle”. In the 1980s and 90s he worked in Sheffield and Birmingham libraries, promoting Creative Reading and ‘Imagination Services’. Here you can follow the whole speech on digital reading.
fiona marriott full text on Luton LIbraries Ebook experience
Being one of the first libraries to launch a new service is always a challenge and it means that you have few people to compare with or ask advice. It can be more expensive than “waiting and seeing” and it’s easy to make mistakes. It is almost two years since we began working on the eBook project in Luton, and we are still learning - about new formats, downloading problems, Ereaders, staff training and marketing the service. The one thing that we have been sure of since the beginning is that at the end of our three year “experiment” the world of eBooks will have changed beyond recognition. We can however, share with you what we have learned on our journey!
FGSR’s CDS publishes the investigation ‘Ebook +18-40. Electronic books and readers’
Fundación Germán Sánchez Ruipérez’s Sociocultural Development Centre has published the results of the last phase of its investigation Territorio eBook, with the title Ebook +18-40. Electronic books and readers, which confirms that readers get more out of reading when they participate in a dynamic program of activities.
Growing piracy rates hinder the ebook’s progress in Russia
Michael Krüger: Close to good books
With all the permits, Random House and Penguin complete the fusion
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