lessons learnt with on Calibre, Google Docs & Kindle

Well, the short answer is, it all works. I managed to update three “typical” course docs (handbook, scheme of work, assessments) to my Kindle, via an import to Docs, and email as attachment to Kindle in HTML format. The main usability issue around around the way it converts tables. therefore, there would need to be some consideration within the Google Doc design / template to ensure the conversion of tables is accurate.

Something I also learnt, was we’d need to supply within our student support material advice around the management of files and the creation of collections on your Kindle.

So, all very nice 🙂 The next stage is to explore models around how people can share notes around key texts, ie., we all need to read the article (PDF), make notes / comments and share with others on the course. The questions are … can it be done, what is the best way of doing it with the least amount of fuss …

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