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Creating eBooks for distance education - Case study
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Download the supporting PDF file for this episode http://bit.ly/f1v3iH from the Learning ...

Download the supporting PDF file for this episode http://bit.ly/f1v3iH from the Learning to Teach Online project website.This case study examines the use of eBooks and eReaders as an extension of the usual Blackboard Learning Management System (LMS). This initiative was undertaken as part of the DUCKLING research project (Delivering University Curricula: Knowledge, Learning and Innovation Gains) conducted by the Beyond Distance Research Alliance at the University of Leicester in the UK.While the context of this study involves distance students, using electronic books can have applications in any discipline where students are required to undertake a significant amount of reading. This case study discusses some advantages of using eBooks, and outlines the process involved in creating and uploading them to an eReader device.

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Science and Technology
Psychology
Material Type:
Case Study
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Video Lectures
Provider:
University of New South Wales COFA Online
Provider Set:
Learning to Teach Online
Author:
Karin Watson
Simon McIntyre
Lisaan Masry
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Lisaan Masry is a resource intended to assist those learning or trying ...

Lisaan Masry is a resource intended to assist those learning or trying to understand the Egyptian dialect. There is a word of the day, a downloadable windows application that includes a full dictionary and thesaurus with optional audio, a dictionary for both computers and smart phones, an Android app, and a downloadable file of Egyptian grammar. Users can suggest words for addition into the dictionary. Egyptian words appear in both Arabic script and in transliteration. There is currently no support for Apple products.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Social Sciences
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Reference
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Provider:
Mike Green