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E-book technology and its potential applications in distance education


Shiratuddin, Norshuhada and Landoni, Monica and Gibb, Forbes and Hassan, Shahizan (2006) E-book technology and its potential applications in distance education. Journal of Digital Information, 3 (4). pp. 1-10. ISSN 1368-7506

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Abstract

The potential for distance learning students to use e-books is explored.E-books are gaining wider interest since the introduction of portable electronic reading devices and software-based readers that provide users with more realistic book reading experiences.The paper discusses where to acquire e-book technology, and how to create e-books.It also reports an evaluation to test the usability of different types of e-book compiler software.By using one of the compilers, the use of e-books to improve the interaction between educators and distance learning students in terms of access to teaching and learning materials and submission of assignments is also demonstrated.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Prof Dr. Norshuhada Shiratuddin
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2014 03:11
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2014 03:11
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/9647

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