Welcome to The CITE -- a blog on Course materials, Innovation, and Technology in Education, created by Mark Nelson and now part of the Publications Department of the National Association of College Stores. CITE is a pun with multiple meanings - referring to cite as in citation, something people reference; site as in location, website, or place people go to; and sight as in foresight or looking ahead to what is coming. Comments, discussion, feedback and ideas are welcome.
Sunday, October 3, 2010
The Future of the Book by IDEO
Here is an interesting video from IDEO, a global design company, about how they envision the future of the book. Their design concept is broken down into three tracks: Nelson, Coupland, and Alice. Nelson is a reading experience that comprises multiple perspectives, Coupland incorporates social networking into the experience, and Alice invites the reader to engage in the story telling process.
The video has some really interesting ideas and is worth a watch. In addition, here is an article with more information.