Learning Revisited

November 13th, 2013 llcowell Posted in digital publishing No Comments »

History of the English Language was my favorite undergraduate course.  Being uni-lingual has it’s frustrations.  Studying the evolution of my own language taught me to respect the interconnected nature of communication and has ultimately led me to champion World Language studies in the high school library (complete with immersion support in the library!). That in mind, this video is just plain fun.

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Here’s the Issuu

November 19th, 2010 llcowell Posted in digital publishing No Comments »

This example was made using Issuu.com…much quicker and much more flexible in sharing (at least the free version).
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YUDU not an ISSUU

November 18th, 2010 llcowell Posted in digital publishing No Comments »

So I made this nifty little “magazine” using YUDU.com.  Problematic. Flash-based, it can’t be viewed on my iPad. IFrames are not supported in Safari or Chrome (we’ll see about Firefox).  Note the error message below:
We’re sorry, your browser doesn’t support IFrames. You can still <a href=”http://www.yudu.com/item/details/250408/Island-2009?refid=54404″ mce_href=”http://www.yudu.com/item/details/250408/Island-2009?refid=54404″>visit this item.</a>, however.
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Self Publishing with YUDU
ISSUU.com offers similar epublishing effects, but also allows the user to download the product as a pdf (for posting in iBooks or other non-flash friendly environments.
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A look at “the Future of Publishing.”

March 24th, 2010 llcowell Posted in digital publishing, literacy, reading No Comments »

Be sure to watch this all the way through.  It certainly illustrates how we need to turn our thinking around to re-imagine the future, rather than simply toss aside the past.   

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