7 things you should know about . . .

Last November, the Educause Learning Initiative published a short article, 7 Things You Should Know About E-Books.

This is a good introductory text, and I was delighted to see that the authors stressed the use of ebooks for including multimedia and the important benefits of ebook interactivity (e.g., built in annotation, collaboration, and discussion). Since this text begins with a fictional narrative about a graduate student, her use of an ebook in her research, and her subsequent decision to produce an ebook version of her dissertation, this text is well-situated for a graduate course interested in initiating discussion about ebooks.

I should also mention that the Educause Learning Initiative has many other resources related to learning and technology. For instance,