Print Assignments?

In this article, Steven J. Bell, of Temple University, warns professors to check with a college librarian before they create an assignment that requires students to use only print material, because many college libraries are reducing their collections of works in print.

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The Book (in Print) isn’t going Anywhere

This is not the usual type of post I make to this group. Usually I report on the latest and greatest digital or online educational technologies. This post is a salute to an ancient and still extremely educational technology – the printed book. Don’t worryl; they aren’t becoming obsolete. People of all ages still prefer print books. I have thirty bookcases in my house, and most of them are filled with books. Currently, I am reading three printed books and six e-books. The only reason I started reading e-books was because I was running out of space in my house for bookcases. Long the print book.

Review of Steve Johnson’s Wonderland

Another interesting book review by Dr. Joshua Kim. I have not read this book yet, but I have read several books about the value of play and gamification in learning; I put it on my list of books to read. You can read more about this book on the Amazon.com website: