Potential of EPUB3 for Digital Textbooks in Higher Education

Martin Ebner, Christian Gailer, Mohammad Khalil, Michael Kopp, Elke Lackner, Michael Raunig

Publikation: KonferenzbeitragPaperForschungBegutachtung

Abstract

The e-book market is currently in a strong upswing. This research study deals with the question which practical uses the e-book format EPUB3 offers for (higher) education. By means of a didactic content analysis, a range of interactive exercise types were developed as a result of conversations with teachers. For this purpose, a didactic and technical concept has been developed. Different kinds of exercises were prototypically implemented in an e-book. Finally, a brief overview reflects the present state of the current e-book readers. A subsequent discussion illuminates the strengths and weaknesses of the format. In summary , it can be remarked that EPUB3 is suitable for a variety of different exercises and that it is able to serve as a basic format for forthcoming digital textbooks. Furthermore the openness of EPUB3 will assist Open Learning and Teaching in a meaningful way.
Originalspracheenglisch
Seiten324-336
Seitenumfang14
PublikationsstatusVeröffentlicht - Mär 2016
VeranstaltungSmart Learning Conference - Dubai, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate
Dauer: 7 Mär 20169 Mär 2016

Konferenz

KonferenzSmart Learning Conference
LandVereinigte Arabische Emirate
OrtDubai
Zeitraum7/03/169/03/16

Fields of Expertise

  • Information, Communication & Computing

Dies zitieren

Ebner, M., Gailer, C., Khalil, M., Kopp, M., Lackner, E., & Raunig, M. (2016). Potential of EPUB3 for Digital Textbooks in Higher Education. 324-336. Beitrag in Smart Learning Conference, Dubai, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate.

Potential of EPUB3 for Digital Textbooks in Higher Education. / Ebner, Martin; Gailer, Christian; Khalil, Mohammad; Kopp, Michael; Lackner, Elke; Raunig, Michael.

2016. 324-336 Beitrag in Smart Learning Conference, Dubai, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate.

Publikation: KonferenzbeitragPaperForschungBegutachtung

Ebner, M, Gailer, C, Khalil, M, Kopp, M, Lackner, E & Raunig, M 2016, 'Potential of EPUB3 for Digital Textbooks in Higher Education' Beitrag in, Dubai, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, 7/03/16 - 9/03/16, S. 324-336.
Ebner M, Gailer C, Khalil M, Kopp M, Lackner E, Raunig M. Potential of EPUB3 for Digital Textbooks in Higher Education. 2016. Beitrag in Smart Learning Conference, Dubai, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate.
Ebner, Martin ; Gailer, Christian ; Khalil, Mohammad ; Kopp, Michael ; Lackner, Elke ; Raunig, Michael. / Potential of EPUB3 for Digital Textbooks in Higher Education. Beitrag in Smart Learning Conference, Dubai, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate.14 S.
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