Published Online: October 15, 2010 Published in Print: October 20, 2010, as Digital Readers & Dyslexia Features —iStockphoto/Leah-Anne Thompson, iStockphoto/gabyjalbert Educators are turning to e-reader devices to help students with dyslexia and other reading disabilities, but the jury is still out on the impact those digital tools are having on reading skills Educators seeking new ways to personalize instruction for students with dyslexia and other reading disabilities are turning more and more to e-readers such as Amazon's Kindle, Apple's iPad, Barnes & Noble's Nook, and the Intel Reader. Schools Test E-Reader Devices With Dyslexic Students
Amazon's Kindle e-book reader. The Kindle is now available in Australia but buying e-books here may still be problematic, writes Dan Kaufman. It's finally happened. After years of speculation, Amazon is releasing the Kindle, its hand-held device that lets people read e-books, in Australia. Orders can be placed now on Amazon's website and Kindles will apparently be shipped from October 19. Kindle in Australia: Which Books Are Available? | Kindle Alternatives
Paul Stainthorp Just as many predicted, sales figures show that more people are opting to buy e-books rather than printed copies. Sales of e-books rose 167% in June, reports Publishers Weekly , with sales totaling $473.8 million for the first half of the year. But sales of print books — both paperbacks and hardcovers — continues to decline. School Libraries Struggle with E-Book Loans
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In Kindle Debut, Library Turns a New Page - News - The Hoya - Georgetown University's Newspaper of Record Since 1920 The recent addition of five Kindle e-readers to Lauinger Library may have campus bibliophiles buzzing over a new chapter in education, but not every volume listed on the syllabus may be available in Kindle format. For the last two months, the devices have been available for student and faculty use through the Gelardin Media Center. The e-readers may be checked out for up to a month at a time, and just one day after announcing the new Kindles, the library had filled their rental slots through October.