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.
Senior leaders in higher-ed publishing (Ken Brooks, COO Cengage) and K-12 publishing (Evan St. Lifer, VP Digital, Scholastic) will review key features of digital publishing content and platforms from the perspective of improving learning experiences and outcome in these closely related but yet very distinct market segments.
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.
Lbraries are an important sales channel and a critical resource for discovery. But eBook lending by libraries does not naturally hew to patron-district boundaries and has become an area of concern for publishers. Two leading service providers and a key library stakeholder will discuss the latest developments.