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Archive for February, 2011

Kindles and Kobos and Nooks, OH MY!

Icon Written by Patricia Furney on February 16, 2011 – 5:27 PM

It’s an eReader jungle out there… so plan to join us for an informative presentation about these devices and more.   Columbus Metropolitan Library’s Robin Nesbitt, Jennifer Hrusch and George Morrison will discuss how to get content, the features and benefits of eReader devices, and digital rights management.  Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with these […]

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Top tech trends for education, 2011

Icon Written by Timothy J. Dickey on February 11, 2011 – 12:28 PM

The 2011 Horizon Report is out, with the most crucial trends expected for the coming year. Mobile technology tops the list for the third straight time. Gaming in education is relatively new (though my junior high years ago used role-playing in the history classroom quite extensively.) http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/6-top-tech-trends-on-the-horizon-for-education/29581



12 technologies on the verge of extinction

Icon Written by Timothy J. Dickey on February 1, 2011 – 10:22 AM

The list was compiled by gizmodo: the PC should survive, but the e-reader is listed as fatal! (The analogy they draw is e-reader : tablet :: pocketknife : Swiss army knife. A tool more versatile is a tool that will survive.) http://gizmodo.com/5731594/12-technologies-on-the-verge-of-extinction