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Troy
Hicks

About

Dr. Troy Hicks is a professor of English and education at Central Michigan University and Director of the Chippewa River Writing Project. A former middle school teacher, he collaborates with K–12 colleagues and explores how they implement newer literacies in their classrooms.

Writing Project Site

Chippewa River Writing Project

Organization

Central Michigan University
MI

Contributions

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This collection highlights six case studies centered on evidence the authors have uncovered through teacher inquiry and structured conversations about students’ digital writing.

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on May 13, 2015
by Troy Hicks
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Finally, we think about the possibilities afforded by interactive ebooks.

Features of Interactive eBooks 

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on Feb 12, 2014
by Troy Hicks
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Here we look at ebooks with increasing levels of interactivity, first exploring enhanced ebooks.

Features of Enhanced eBooks

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on Feb 12, 2014
by Troy Hicks
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We are heading into the world of e-reading, considering what it might mean for us as digital writers and readers. Here, we explore functionality made available to typical ebooks.

Features of eBooks

EBOOK FEATURES

These books can be as simple as a PDF document, or they can be comprised of "flowable" text that allows for font size adjustment. Probably the most common formats for  ebooks are the Kindle and iBooks formats as well as the more ubiquitous ePub. Some of the essential features for ebooks in these formats include:

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on Feb 12, 2014
by Troy Hicks

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