Apple’s iBooks Improves Interface for Highlighting, Annotating

Apple just released an update of its very nice iBooks. The Kindle still is my preferred ereader for personal reasons, but I prefer to teach with iBooks. Last year when I taught a literature survey, I experimented with asking students to use out-of-copyright free etexts, and to annotate them in iBooks. The fact that iBooks lets students annotate texts in different colors was very useful as I was introducing the…