eBooks and doing the reading for students

PROmedia eBook Reader (Photo credit: PiAir (Old Skool)) Pierre Tristam at FlaglerLive (Flagler County, FL) writes about new EdTech software from CourseSmart that allows teachers to see how much of the reading a student has done. Setting aside pedagogy and the old tradition of fooling the prof, Tristam argues about the nature of reading: Reading… Continue reading eBooks and doing the reading for students

E-Book Dodge (Randy Cohen on eBooks)

Randy Cohen’s Ethicist in the NY Times Magazine responds to a reader who asks about buying a hardcover when he really wanted an eBook edition, and then downloading a pirated eBook copy. Update: 4/9/10: The Bookfinder blog adds more to the discussion, quoting from author John Scalzi’s blog.