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E-textbooks are coming: are we ready?

Posted on 10 Oct 2012 with 0 comments
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This paper presents the results of a study that compares student performance in two sections of an online course, one using an e-textbook and the other using a paper-based text. No significant difference in student performance was found. However, until e-textbook format and features are standardised and business models generate sizable cost savings, e-textbook adoption is likely to evolve slowly.  


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