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ERIC Number: EJ488720
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0887-1078
Why Read a History Book on a Computer? Putting "Who Built America?" on CD-ROM.
Rosenzweig, Roy; Brier, Steve
History Microcomputer Review, v9 n2 p9-14 Fall 1993
Describes how a 2-volume history textbook was translated into a 453 "page" CD-ROM product. Discusses how primary sources and graphics were combined with text to create an electronic textbook. Concludes that a major motivation for experimenting with this new technology was aimed at democratizing historical understanding. (CFR)
Publication Type: Book/Product Reviews; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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