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AP French Literature E-Text Pilot Project

Electronic TextsSupplemental Electronic Texts | Hardware Specifications  | Software

HP iPAQ rx3115 Mobile Media Companion (Phase IV) HP iPAQ h2215 Pocket PC (Phase III) HP iPAQ 1945 Pocket PC (Phase II) HP Jornada 547 Pocket PC (Phase I)
Students of Advanced Placement French Literature (Phases I and II), Advanced Placement French Language (Phase III), and French IV (Phase IV) read electronic versions of texts from the Advanced Placement French Literature Required Reading List using Microsoft Reader with the Microsoft French-English Pocket Dictionary
   
AP French Literature students using e-texts AP French Literature students using e-texts
AP French Literature students reading electronic texts with handhelds during Phase II of project.
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bulletOhio Free-Tech 2010 Conference Presenter, "Technology in the World Languages Classroom", 2010 (Cleveland, OH)
bullet "Student Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Using Personal Digital Assistants in Advanced French Classes and the Impact of Their Usage on Student Performance"- an action research project conducted May 2006 for Cleveland State University's EDB 601 (PDF 91 KB)
bulletAATF Convention Workshop handout (July 2005 Quebec City, QC), "Using Electronic Texts to Teach Literature Courses" in Word or Adobe PDF
bulletAP National Conference Workshop handout (July 2005 Houston, TX) , "Using Electronic Texts to Teach AP Literature Courses" in Word or Adobe PDF
bulletClick here for notes from October 2003 PDA presentation.
bulletClick here for 2002 Project Proposal (Adobe Acrobat Reader required).

Electronic texts

To download, right-click on the link, then select "Save Target As..."  All texts are in Microsoft Reader format.

AP French Literature Required Reading List

bulletCandide (215 KB)
bulletl'École des femmes (187 KB)
bulletPierre et Jean  (228 KB)
bullet Poetry (2004-2007 Exams) (152 KB)
bulletLe Cid (174 KB)
bullet Poetry (2008-2009 Exams) (147 KB)

French IV

bulletThird Quarter Literature (164 KB)

AP French Literature Supplemental Readings

bulletÉmile ou De l'éducation by Jean-Jacques Rousseau (606 KB)
bulletLe Barbier de Séville by Beaumarchais (174 KB)
bulletDom Juan by Molière (170 KB)
bulletTartuffe by Molière (176 KB)
bulletApparition by Guy de Maupassant (142 KB)
bulletLe Horla (Version de 1886) by Guy de Maupassant (143 KB)
bulletLe Horla (Version de 1887) by Guy de Maupassant (156 KB)
bulletLa Parure by Guy de Maupassant (142 KB)
bulletLes Trois Mousquetaires by Alexandre Dumas (615 KB)
bulletPoetry (2003 Exam) (148 KB)
bulletLe Mariage de Figaro by Pierre de Beaumarchais (217 KB)
bullet Une Si Longue Lettre... (Study Guide) (142 KB)

Free e-books from mozambook.free.fr

bullet Candide ou l'Optimisme by Voltaire (180 KB)
bullet Les Fleurs du Mal by Charles Baudelaire (230 KB)
bullet Le Spleen de Paris by Charles Baudelaire (297 KB)
bullet Andromache by Jean Racine (202 KB)

Free e-books from The University of Virginia's E-Book Library

bullet Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare (248 KB)
bullet The Tempest by William Shakespeare (222 KB)

Free Mobipocket e-books (require Mobipocket Reader for Palm OS or Pocket PC).

bullet Candide (119 KB)
bullet l'École des femmes (135 KB)
bullet Le Mariage de Figaro  (226 KB)
bullet Pierre et Jean  (170 KB)
bullet Le Cid (125 KB)

Texts are available for purchase as Mobipocket e-books (require Mobipocket Reader for Palm OS or Pocket PC).

bullet Larousse Compact English-French/French-English Dictionary (4 MB)
bulletApollinaire Alcools (127KB)
bulletBaudelaire Les Fleurs du Mal (188 KB)
bulletLabé Débat de folie et d'amour (98KB)
bulletLa Fontaine Fables Book 1 (180 KB)
bulletLa Fontaine Fables Book 2 (257 KB)
bulletMaupassant Le Horla (114 KB)
bullet Larousse Mini Dictionnaire de français (1243 KB)

French electronic texts (not in e-book format)

bulletAssociation des Bibliophiles Universels (ABU)
bullet Project Gutenberg (Books in French)

Hardware Specifications

bulletPhase IV- French IV (Aug. 2005)
bulletTen HP iPAQ rx3115 Mobile Media Companion Windows Mobile (Pocket PC 2003) handhelds (300 MHz processors with 56MB of RAM) with integrated Bluetooth and Wi-Fi (802.11b) connectivity
bulletTen 128MB SanDisk Secure Digital (SD) memory cards
bulletPhase III- AP French Language (Sep. 2004)
bulletEight HP iPAQ h2215 Windows Mobile (Pocket PC 2003) handhelds (400 MHz processors with 64MB of RAM) with integrated Bluetooth connectivity
bulletEight 64MB SanDisk Secure Digital (SD) memory cards
bulletPhase II- AP French Literature (Dec. 2003)
bulletSixteen HP iPAQ h1945 Windows Mobile (Pocket PC 2003) handhelds (266 MHz processors with 64MB of RAM) with integrated Bluetooth connectivity
bulletSixteen 64MB SanDisk Secure Digital (SD) memory cards
bulletSixteen RhinoSkin Aluminum Hard Cases
bulletOne Belkin Bluetooth Access Point With USB Print Server
bulletPhase I- AP French Literature (Jan. 2002)
bulletThree Hewlett-Packard Jornada 547 Pocket PC handhelds (133 MHz processors with 32MB of RAM)
bulletThree 64MB Lexar Media 4X Compact Flash (CF) memory cards

Software

bullet Microsoft Windows Mobile Device Center (for Vista or Windows 7) or ActiveSync 3.8 (for XP)
bullet Microsoft Reader for Pocket PC 2.4.1 (2003)
bullet Microsoft Reader French-English Pocket Dictionary
bullet Microsoft Reader 2.1.1 for Desktop and Notebook PCs
bullet Microsoft Reader Text-to-Speech Package 1.0 (French)-- for desktops and notebooks only
bullet Microsoft Read in Microsoft Reader (plug-in for Microsoft Word 2002/2003 to convert Word documents into Reader e-books)
bullet Mobipocket Reader (for Palm OS or Pocket PC)

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