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Digitizing the Textbook

Digital Textbook Adoption Requires a Focus on Providing Something DifferentThere's plenty of room for improvement in the digital textbook landscape. Going beyond simply moving content from a hard-

  • May 05, 2016|
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Come One Technology, Come All Technology

Is It Time to Embrace Smartphones in the Classroom?A recent Educause study showed that, while more than 50 percent of the faculty surveyed prohibited or discouraged the use of mobile devices in

  • April 05, 2016|
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The Pros and Cons of Paper vs. Digital Textbooks

A Difficult Read: Balancing the Tradeoffs Between Textbooks and eBooksThis is part two of a two-part series.The promise of digital textbooks or eBooks is enormous—rich, immersive experiences

  • March 28, 2016|
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The Textbook-Free Path: Where Does It Lead?

No Textbooks, Fewer Full-Time Instructors, Shorter Semesters: What Next?The promise of OER is about a lot more than simply transitioning from print to digital textbooks--although that can cert

  • March 24, 2016|
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E-Books: Reading Between the Lines

While Some Balk, E-Books Still Hold Tangible BenefitsIn days gone by students would come to school—whether at the K-12 or higher ed level—loaded down with textbooks that they lugged from class

  • March 01, 2016|
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