Saturday, May 7, 2011

Does Digital Text Create a Cognitive Gap?

This article highlights studies regarding digital text and learning:
Ereaders are changing the face of reading across the board, and experiments in creating more economic-friendly textbooks for students are increasing. The results, however, are not all positive.
As students attempt to incorporate electronic text into their studies, issues with e-textbooks are starting to emerge — and the problems go beyond poor annotation and sharing tools.
A study at the University of Washington and six other universities in the US involving the use of the larger-format Kindle DX indicated a disconnect between digital text and the way students learn.
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1 comment:

  1. its fine but the search for a particular book has become easier. i think so.