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Words onscreen

Naomi S. Baron

Words onscreen

the fate of reading in a digital world

by Naomi S. Baron

  • 381 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technological innovations,
  • Tablet computers,
  • Computer-assisted instruction,
  • Educational technology,
  • Electronic books,
  • Reading,
  • Interdisciplinary approach in education

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementNaomi S. Baron
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1033.E43 B37 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 304 pages
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27176964M
    ISBN 100199315760
    ISBN 109780199315765
    LC Control Number2014018512
    OCLC/WorldCa879527805

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