academia and e-books. and e-readers.
back in june, the chronicle published an article about northwest missouri state university’s president, dean l hubbard, and his quest to integrate kindles into his college’s textbook distribution system. six lessons one campus learned about e-textbooks, describe hubbard’s idea to incorporate e-readers into campus life, seeing as he loved his kindle so much. why wouldn’t everyone else?
meanwhile, the e-book skeptic asks, “when it comes to reading, is digital dumber? will higher education have to take this type of research into account when thinking about incorporating e-readers and e-books into their curriculum? hmmmmm??