Monthly Archives: May 2011

The E-Textbook: An idea whose time has not quite arrived

Just posted a short report on the E-Textbook in higher education. I look at a number of studies of recent e-textbook implementation, and conclude that adoption is a few years out –but that changes in price, functionality or student priorities … Continue reading

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Facebook and the Gothic Body -Presentation at MIT7

Resistance in the ‘Face’ of Relentless Conviviality [slideshare id=7983088&doc=mitconferencepresentation-a-110516112703-phpapp02] View more webinars from Norm Friesen I recently gave this presentation with Shannon Lowe, postdoctoral fellow at my New Media Studies Research Cente. Here’s the draft presentation text from the conference … Continue reading

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Videos from the Digital Future of Higher Ed (Feb, 2011)

The one-day “Digital Future of Higher Education” took place at Thompson Rivers University in February 2011. It proved to be a stimulating and controversial event (as planned!): The event was attended by over 450 participants (140 in person and 310 … Continue reading

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The Lecture as a Trans-Medial Pedagogical Form

The lecture as a trans medial pedagogical form [slideshare id=6827539&doc=thelectureasatrans-medialpedagogicalform-110205234907-phpapp02] View more webinars from Norm Friesen A presentation given in Kamloops, Barcelona, Magdeburg and elsewhere, with the full text soon to be appearing in AERA’s Educational Researcher. Please download the draft … Continue reading

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