Publishing News: Week in Review

Publishing News: Week in Review

Digital text and learning, improving the browsing experience, Amazon's publishing projects

In the latest Publishing News: A study found digital text might disrupt cognitive mapping, digital browsing solutions are discussed in Pete Meyers' latest "Breaking the Page" installment, and Amazon launches its fourth imprint.

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Does digital text create a cognitive gap?

Does digital text create a cognitive gap?

A study finds electronic text may disrupt learning techniques.

Students and professors have anxiously anticipated the replacement of analog textbooks with digital options. As it turns out, however, current technology might actually hinder learning.

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TOC Preview: The Future of Digital Textbooks

Technology is driving change in the way people teach, learn, and create. The impact of technology on teaching and learning in K-12, higher education, and professional learning has been profound, and, while no one can predict the future, it's safe to say this transformation has only just begun. At next week's Tools of Change for Publishing conference, a session titled…

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