Craig is joined by @zakmensah for the first in a series of podcasts in which Zak helps to make sense of the whole ebooks subject.
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e-Learning Stuff » Blog Archive » e-Learning Stuff Podcast #087 : Are you a glue sniffing, magic mushroom addict?
What is the current landscape of ebooks in education? What is the future of ebooks? Where are we going?
With James Clay and Zak Mensah.
This is the 87th e-Learning Stuff Podcast, Are you a glue sniffing, magic mushroom addict?
Ebooks, Reading and Scholarship in a Digital Age | University of Oxford Podcasts - Audio and Video Lectures
Niko Pfund, President of Oxford University Press (USA), discusses the ways in which technology affects reading, scholarship, publishing and even thinking
Google Books end retail partner program New Nook lights up Antitrust suit is filed <http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/04/11/justice-files-suit-against-apple-and-publishers-over-e-book-pricing/> <http://www.teleread.com/paul-biba/doj-files-suit-against-apple-and-5-publishers> Interesting analysis Big Six publishers apparently not happy about new Amazon terms, may not renew contracts <http://www.teleread.com/ebooks/big-six-publishers-decline-to-renew-contract-with-amazon-over-unfavorable-terms> <http://paidcontent.org/2012/04/10/big-six-publishers-refuse-to-sign-new-contracts-with-amazon/>
Quentin Fottrell Tom Semple Scott Johns Tre’ Grisby
This in-depth session, presented by a leading expert, will help you master what it takes to create eBooks that are ready for all major distribution channels.
During 2011-2012 the South Kent School, a private high school in Connecticut, went “cold turkey” - replacing all textbooks with iPads and digital content from a variety of sources. This talk will be a first hand report by diverse stakeholders on results from this leading-edge experiment.
This talk presents a vision of EPUB 3 as the ultimate publication master format: manuscript, asset management system, learning tool, and data warehouse all in one. HTML5 & EPUB 3 will enrich this ecosystem, and enable much more: information-dense, responsive publications that can be personalized and delivered on request in the appropriate display size, language, and educational level, with contextually-relevant media and assistive enhancements. Example publications using streaming HTML5 distribution and EPUB 3 features will be provided throughout.
"Big Data" is a hot topic but it’s not just for data scientists: making data-driven decisions about titles, pricing, and marketing is increasingly critical for business leaders. Dominique Raccah, CEO of Sourcebooks, an innovative independent publisher, will describe how she uses large-scale sales information and small-scale data including user-level Web and social analytics to measure and optimize her business - and why you should be doing likewise.
Execs discuss tablets, enhanced eBooks, “e-shorts”, and other recent event and trends.
Book publishing was built on scarcity—scarce paper, scarce shelf space, scarce book reviews. That’s all changing. Hear from Seth Godin - entrepreneur, writer, and speaker - about how he and others are radically reinventing the paradigm of publishing.