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eTextbooks vs Open Textbooks: The Student Lens
Federal Higher Education Advocate, U.S. PIRG
At the end of the day, don't buy the hype. Traditionally published eTextbooks often aren't all they're cracked up to be. If we want a world where learning materials are actually effective, ac-cessible, and affordable, we need to invest in open textbooks.
The Infrastructure Imperative: How Investing in Campus Technology Infrastructure Increases Access and Improves Learning for Students
If you take a peek inside a college students' backpack, in many cases you will find that smartphones, tablets, portable computers and e-readers have long since replaced more traditional essentials such as notebooks, pencils and textbooks.
Wakefield Survey Reveals Technology in Education Impacts College Students' Pocketbooks and Performance
The Rise of Mobile Technology in Higher Ed
Mobile technologies are creating new ways for students to connect with their course materials, their classes and their colleagues, while also providing new ways to save money, while increasing access, productivity and flexibility.
Higher Tech Meets Higher Ed
Founder, Living in Digital Times
Silicon Valley thrives on disruption; academia thrives on tradition. That's a recipe for tension.
Teaching With Tablets: For Young Readers, It's Interaction vs. Distraction
CEO and Chief Editorial Officer, Story Worldwide
Sticking to retreads makes no use of all the powerful technological innovations now at our command. But creating tablet cartoons has the potential to kill off reading altogether.
Memo to the Bibliophiles: Books Are a Technology Too
Director of Communications, Soma Games and Code Monkeys
I find myself troubled by the folks who seem to treat books as a kind of idol. It is almost always associated with a notion that books are natural and an iPad is un-natural.
Ex-Apple Exec Wants To Make Textbooks Like Computers
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How Much Will Students Really Save Using Amazon’s eTextbooks?
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