Turning course materials into a digital magazine — from campustechnology.com by David Raths
Instructors are experimenting with the Flipboard news reader to present up-to-date course materials in a magazine-format mobile app.


She started by asking students to pay money out of their pockets for the magazine subscriptions — which tended to be unpopular with students. Then she migrated to free e-zines, but students complained about the material clogging their e-mail inboxes. “They hated that, too,” she said. “I happened upon Flipboard and I haven’t had any complaints. They love Flipboard, and it is really helpful to me where textbooks lag,” she said, “especially in social entrepreneurship and social media. I use Flipboard to curate on these topics that I don’t have access to in textbooks.”