Effects of eBook Readers and Tablet Computers on Reading Comprehension
- Digital Readers & Dyslexia. Ash, Katie // Digital Directions;Fall2010, p22
The article looks at the efficiency of digital tools in e-learning as educators increasingly consider the use of e-reader devices such as Kindle, iPad, Nook and the Intel Reader for students with dyslexia and other reading disabilities. According to Alan E. Farstrup of the International Reading...
- The End. Edyburn, Dave // Special Education Technology Practice;May/Jun2011, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p4
The author reflects on the final issue of "Special Education Technology Practice," a journal devoted to publishing practical information that would promote the use of special education technology in the classroom. He argues that the readers' response to the journal was gratifying. The author...
- The Tablet Reader: The Kindle, the iPad, and Inter-Device Ownership. // Book Publishing Report;May2013, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p1
The article offers information on the findings of Simba Information Inc. towards the Kindle, iPad and Inter-Device owners usage. It mentions that there are 28% of electronic book (e-book) users have used a non-Fire Amazon Kindle to read an e-book while 21% have used a Kindle Fire. It notes that...
- WHAT HE'S READING. Engquist, Erik // Crain's New York Business;6/21/2010, Vol. 26 Issue 25, p27
The article presents information on the mobile application Kindle in iPad used for reading several books by Rudy Giuliani, Republican including "D-Day: The Battle for Normandy."
- Caught between the iPad's attractive and distractive qualities. Cridge, Mark // Campaign;11/12/2010, Issue 45, p20
In this article the author discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the features of iPad by Apple and compares it to an electronic book reader Kindle by Amazon.
- Readers Choose Products of the Year. EISELE-DYRLI, KURT // District Administration;Nov2010, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p46
The article presents a list and description of educational technology products that readers of the journal voted as the most effective in helping educators and administrators develop individualized learning activities and managing the school district. The list provided includes 100 educational...
- No More Pencils, No More Books: Will eReaders Replace Books, Libraries? Nagrath, Cynthia // International Educator;Oct2010, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p18
The article considers the possibility that eReaders will replace textbooks and libraries. James Tracy of Cushing Academy in Massachusetts talks about the plan of the school's management to replace the library with a virtual library that uses the Kindle eReader. Suzanne E. Thorin of Syracuse...
- The Kindles Are Coming. Barack, Lauren // School Library Journal;Mar2011, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p58
The article discusses how electronic book readers and tablet computers are being used as educational tools by librarians and teachers in the U.S. It focuses on ways in which using the Kindle electronic book reader or the iPad tablet computer can motivate students to read and describes how school...
- INESCAPABLE FORTUNE. // Fortune International (Asia);6/13/2011, Vol. 163 Issue 8, p6
The article discusses the tablet computer iPad application for the journal "Fortune" that print subscribers can access for free, and via the electronic book reader Kindle for 99 cents.