Category Archives: Digital content

Reading a book versus a screen: Different reading devices, different modes of reading?

A book or a screen – which of these two offers more reading comfort? There are no disadvantages to reading from electronic reading devices compared with reading printed texts. “E-books and e-readers are playing an increasingly important role on the … Continue reading

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Storify – Create engaging social stories.

Storify lets you curate social networks to build social stories, bringing together media scattered across the Web into a coherent narrative. We are building the story layer above social networks, to amplify the voices that matter and create a new … Continue reading

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What happens to ownership as the world goes digital?

The launch of Amazon’s new “lending library” feature through its Kindle devices this week means that another form of content or media — namely books — is becoming something that we rent or stream, Netflix-style, rather than owning a physical … Continue reading

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Digital storytelling: A tutorial in 10 easy steps

Digital storytelling is a craft that uses the tools of digital technology to tell stories about our lives. Done properly, storytelling can be a powerful, evocative way of communicating themes and stories, often touching us in deeper ways than one-dimensional … Continue reading

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New Digital Tools Let Professors Tailor Their Own Textbooks

And that’s just one option, along with mix-and-match Web sites from big publishers and libraries of open-source content. For his marketing course at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Daniel Flint wanted his students to read a white paper on … Continue reading

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Visible Body – 3D Human Anatomy

View Visible Body is a content and software development firm that produces award-winning interactive and visual content. The company publishes anatomy and physiology learning products sold through its web site and at the iTunes App Store and produces custom content … Continue reading

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Being a Responsible Citizen of the Digital World

Read For most young people today, engagement with new digital media is a routine aspect of life. Through computers, mobile phones, and other handheld devices, youth can blog, tweet, participate in social networks like Facebook, play massive multi-player games, use … Continue reading

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Ensinar e Aprender no Mundo Digital: Fundamentos para prática pedagógica na cultura digital

Read Fascículo 1 da Coleção Ensinar e Aprender no Mundo Digital, produzida pelo Cenpec.

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13 Alternative Ways to Consume Your News

Read How we consume the news has changed dramatically over the years. With the rise of social and information networks like Twitter and Facebook, we now have access to our own crowdsourced news wires. Add to that an army of … Continue reading

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Equella 5 Digital Repository Adds Portlets, Dashboards

Read Pearson has released an update to Equella, a digital repository for higher education and K-12. The latest release, version 5.0, gains new interface enhancements, as well as support for customizing dashboards and building portlets. Equella, aside from serving as … Continue reading

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