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Wednesday
Feb 23rd, 2011
4:45 PM - 5:05 PM
Central Time
Session Type: Online-Only Session
In the past year, many schools have explored the use of Amazon.com's Kindle DX for academic purposes. Grinnell College's pilot took place in a first-year seminar in fall 2009 and relied heavily on collaboration between curricular technology specialists, librarians, and others on campus. Because opinions about the Kindle DX were mixed, the team developed a subsequent study to investigate student reading and note-taking habits. This presentation will focus on the logistics of managing the Kindle, the findings from both studies, and areas for future investigation.
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