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Vicki Davis

Amazon.com: Customer Discussions: How do I view "real" page numbers on my Kindle books? - 2 views

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    There continues to be a problem that not all books in the Amazon kindle store have real page numbers. If students are expected to cite sources and not allowed to use location numbers, then Amazon can expect the pushback seen on this forum post. Meanwhile, a helpful person on the forum has noted how you can know what to read on the Kindle if your professor or teacher says "read page 80-92" - you can dive into the table of contents on the website and save a copy. This is the only solution. It is time for Amazon to get their act together and have all Kindle ebooks display page numbers if there is a printed copy of the book. If there is not a printed copy of the book, there needs to be a consistent reference point or "page" that all can use for sourcing and citing content. "1. Look up the book in the in the Amazon Kindle store (where you purchased it). 2. Click on the book where it says "Look Inside." You want to look at the table of contents, which will have the pages numbers for each chapter. 3. It defaults to the "kindle edition," which does not have the page numbers in the table of contents. However, there is a tab above that says "Print Book." Click on that. 4. Once you're on the "Print Book" display, it shows the page numbers in the TOC. By doing the above, I was able to determine that "the first 26 pages" = Chapters 1 & 2. I used Evernote to take a screen capture of the entire TOC, which I'll refer back to."
Toni Olivieri-Barton

Smashwords - School Libraries: What's Now, What's Next, What's Yet to Come - A book by ... - 8 views

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    Listening to a Webinar about this book. Need to read.
Suzie Nestico

446 Places for Free Books Online - 25 views

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    Free, downloadable, eBooks - great source to use to allow students to choose their own reading.
Deb Henkes

Search-ebooks.eu - Free ebook search engine - 23 views

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    A good e-book search engine. Search for lots of formats including PDFs and Doc files. Preview books and embed some into your website. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
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    Food for future thought
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    Free ebook search engine.
Carl Bogardu

Free eBooks at Planet eBook - Classic Novels and Literature You're Free to Share - 15 views

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    Classic literature for download as free eBooks
Sharon Greenberg

Business & Technology | Amazon.com's Kindle fails first college test | Seattle Times Ne... - 8 views

  • Soon after receiving a Kindle DX, however, something unexpected happened. Roesner began to miss thumbing through the pages of a printed textbook for the answer to a homework questio
  • At the University of Virginia, as many as 80 percent of MBA students who participated in Amazon's pilot program said they would not recommend the Kindle DX as a classroom study aid (though more than 90 percent liked it for pleasure reading
Maggie Verster

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) ICT policy handbook - Zu... - 2 views

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    "This handbook aims to take the mystery out of ICT policy and make it easier to understand. In particular, it aims to build the capacity of those who want to understand more about the issues surrounding policy on ICT development and regulation, to grasp the policy process, and to become more involved as informed participants.The main text of the handbook has been written by experts in the field so that readers get a basic understanding of the issues. It can then be used as a platform for further investigation. Each chapter seeks to give an objective account of existing issues, rather than presenting any specific point of view. Where issues are controversial, the different viewpoints involved have been explained so that the reader has a clear view of the issues in dispute. Examples are also given of recent events or debates, which readers can explore further if so inclined. Suggestions as to where readers can find out more about ICT policy can also be located in the bibliography and list of organisations active in the field which are in appendices. "
Maggie Verster

Ebook: Open Schooling in the 21st Century (COL) - 15 views

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    The expansion of secondary education is now the world's most pressing educational challenge. This carefully prepared and thoroughly researched book should inspire policy-makers and educational planners to explore how open schooling can expand secondary education cost-effectively in their jurisdictions.
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