Edtech idea sources

Here are some further sources for innovation ideas that might be helpful. The first is the TWitter #edtech hashtag. #edtech Tweets

Innovation in edtech

This is a presentation I’ve played with to show students on Bangor’s PGCert in Higher Education induction course. I’ve done tried all the ideas listed,…

eBook Ecosystems

Joseph Esposito recent article “An Industry Pining for Bookstores” makes a strong argument for the value which bookstores have in the current book industry and…

A bookstore by its cover

Although you can’t (shouldn’t?) judge a book by its title, we do. They are part of what Gerard Genette referred to as “paratext”, the “threshold…

A Bookselling Timeline

The retail book business in the United States may have begun with John Dunton’s visit in 1685-86 where he is said to have sold a…

Why would Amazon go physical?

Digital Book World reports  that, according to research by the Codex group, about one-sixth of new books are now discovered on-line, often through on-line retailers,…