E-textbook Experiments – Comments from Creators and Users


In recent weeks I’ve written about both Inkling and Reed College. Lynn Neary at NPR brings us a story concerning e-textbooks that addresses both topics. The CEO of Inkling talks about the future of textbooks, a Reed College professor compares Kindle and iPad pilots at Reed, and three students comment on the iPad as a replacement for textbooks and other course readings.


About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, helps others make sense and make use of digital tools through his work, websites and social media. He has over 30 years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online. His latest venture is Teach About Tech, a resource marketplace for technology trainers.