New York’s New School Takes on the Topic of E-books

In What's the Buzz by Kathleen Sweeney

By Kathleen Sweeney Well, there’s certainly no shortage of opportunities to talk about e-books…So, curious about what is the newest of the new in e-publication trending, I attended the Center for Communication’s recent collaborative event with The New School, “eBooks: New Trends for a New Decade.” Prepping myself for a multimedia presentation with the latest offerings in handheld wizardry, I found …

“The Kids Get It, Even If You Don’t”: Transmedia Storytelling in the Classroom

In Guest Contributors by Guest Contributor

Editorial by Ian Harper MINNEAPOLIS: The National Education Technology Plan in the US has prescribed a wholesale technological transformation for education. Yet, adults — parents and teachers alike — often fear what’s “out there” on the Internet, whether “they” are bullies, predatory stalkers or pornography. This has made educators reluctant to embrace sharing technologies in the classroom. As a result, open …