domingo, 17 de julio de 2016

8. Ted-Ed Lesson: The evolution of the book

You can get the video here

1.      What is a codex?
       a.            A series of unique characters only understood by societal members
      b.            A close ancestor to what we think we know as the form of the book
       c.            A collection of pictures
      d.            Software that contains a secret codePrincipio del formulario
2.      Who invented the printing press?
       a.            Johannes Gutenberg
      b.            Nicolas Jenson
       c.            Aldus Manutius
      d.            Johann Fust
3.      What is the evolution of book covers?
       a.            Millboard has always been used
      b.            Pasteboard→wood→millboard
       c.            Pasteboard does not exist
      d.            Wood→pasteboard→millboard

4.      Once the printing press existed, would water-based ink work in the printing process?
       a.            Yes, absolutely
      b.            No
       c.            Yes, with restrictions

5.      What is a book?
       a.            A set of tickets, blanks sheets for notes, checks, etc. bound together
      b.            An electronic text such as an iPad or Kindle
       c.            A bound set of pages that are glued or sewn together to one side
      d.            All of the above

If you had the choice to read your favorite book on an electronic device or in its physical form which would you pick?

Will the book as we know it become merely a thing of the past?

What are the benefits of digital texts? Does a digital text offer a different or similar reading experience?

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