Might be useful as a reading near the end of the semester in ES 380. Students should think about the future of K-12 classrooms and teachers in general. The future will be drastically different than the past. The question is when it will happen and how long will it take to reach small rural school districts or will they be among the first?
Good article highlighting the music rights clearance issues involved in TV shows prior to the digital age. Talks about WKRP and China Beach and The Wonder Years among others. Gives some idea of the cost and time involved.
Interview will Thomas Knoll article dated February 18, 2015. The 25th anniversary of Photoshop. Provides some interesting background on how things started and evolved.
Another article to consider using for ES 286 next year. iBeacons and similar technology have a lot of potential not just for the blind but for others with other disabilities.
Interesting article. Consider using it for ES 286 next year.
Good overall description of the basics of podcasting. Gives some good advice to get started if it's something you'd like to do. Nice tips.
Good summary about this very prevalent and hard to get people to discard myth. Has some good links to pursue. I get a lot of resistance from students about this one.
Interesting story about clearing roads in winter.
Article dated February 2014 before the Hachette/Amazon dispute erupted. Provides some background on the Amazon/publishing situation and asks questions about things like, is a low price always in the best interest of consumers? Provides a lot of context for both sides.
Description of the Hachette/Amazon dispute. Provides a lot of history and context for publishing (traditional) and ebooks and Amazon's relation with both over time. This is a long article that outlines the history that leads up to the current publisher/Amazon relationship. Dated December 2014. The current Apple ebooks lawsuit is not yet decided but that's another chapter in this story.
Long-form article about an interview with the people behind the physical design of Kindles. Provides the Amazon viewpoint. Maybe use in a unit about ebooks and libraries.
A good description of the history of a ebooks case with Apple. It's a fascinating saga and interesting in terms of what's been going on lately with Amazon and the publishers.
Short video (about 3 minutes) on the basics of 3D printing and how it is used to print buildings.
Good description of the history of first sale doctrine and the Kirtsaeng court case. Need to use for library science course.