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Where is the eBook revolution in education we have been waiting for ? What are the obstacles and motivators toward a printless future?

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EBOOKS Kendall e. Martin, ph. D.

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LIBARARY BORROWING

• Daniel Pink

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SCIENCE ON ENGAGEMENT SAYS:

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DER SPIEGEL

• Presentation skills

• Communication at a distance

• Automation tools

• Integrated database tools

• Integrated citation formatting

• History of commented discussions and changes

• Packaging and delivery options

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HOW ENGAGING?

Autonomy

•Two person teams

Mastery

•Skill set recognized as valuable

•Multiple assessments but all are oral presentations of skills

Purpose

•Topic of personal relevance

•Topic of institutional relevance

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National Geographic

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TOOLS

• Video tutorials

• Dropbox

• MS Office

• MS Office Live

• Adobe Acrobat Pro X portfolio

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LASSIE, GO GET HELP!

• Dr. Peter Scheponik Eng 102 “The Research Process””

• ITunes U from our own talent:

• Dr. Hal Halbert “Word Survival Skills”

• Terri Sullivan “Word”

• Jerry Yarnetsky “Plagiarism”

• IM a Librarian

• Chat with a Librarian

• Embedded Librarian

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DISTRIBUTION

• amazon

• ibooks

• iTunes U new course design

• Stanford courses ?

• lending

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OFFICE

• Office available for home use at $79 from Ultimate Steal

Office Live

• Online versions with same Office interface (basic)

• Free with licensed copy of Office 2010

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TASKS

1. Set up Dropbox account and share a folder with partner

2. Create Outline

• Present it

• Ship it into PowerPoint to create skeleton of presentation deck

1. Generate automatic Table of Contents

2. Interact in revision process with partner at a distance and document revision history

3. Build reusable electronic bibliography

4. Include properly formatted citations

5. Add Works Cited page

6. Present as Word document, as pdf and as part of Adobe X Portfolio

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OUTLINE

• Demo skills

• Take Word outline directly into PowerPoint slide deck

• FIRST ASSESSMENT CHECKPOINT

• Dropbox account

• Can share folders

• Created Word outline

• Demonstrate Outline features

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AUTOMATE TOC

• Use video tutorials like

• You Tube

• Microsoft Office site

• word-2010.com

• Update

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COMMENTING

• Track changes

• Display options

• Formatting

• Readability Indices

• SECOND ASSESSMENT CHECKPOINT

• Demonstrate they can display various versions of a commented document

• Accept/Reject comments

• Identify where they collaborated at a distance on paper’s content

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DB OF BIBLIOGRAPHY

• Citation formatting

• Database of all research resources

• Can distribute Source.xml

• Productive Geek

• Works cited generation

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FINAL PRESENTATION• Word prep tools

• PDF as delivery format

• Adobe Acrobat X Pro portfolios

• FINAL ASSESSMENT CHECPOINT

• Present final paper in docx and pdf

• Navigate stored bibliography

• Update TOC, add index, modify works cited

• Prepare to deliver

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MACS

• MS Office is very different

• Run in emulator

• Conversion guide to Mac Office

• Apple product Pages

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• Autonomy Mastery Purpose

• Divergent thinking projects

• Teaming

• Oral presentations

• Latest tech tools in both software and hardware

Reposition the research paper as a learning experience that works on multiple levels and you will engage more students.

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To Foster Engagement….

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COMMENTS?

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