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Thursday
Nov 8th, 2012
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Mile High Ballroom 1D-F
Mountain Time
Since last fall, IU, Internet2, and EDUCAUSE have been collaborating on a series of progressively broader pilots involving electronic textbooks. In addition to exploring how e-texts are best used, the multicampus pilots seek particularly to test new models for financing and distributing e-texts, in the hope that the e-text market can operate more efficiently and thereby control costs. Participants in the first two pilots will comment on what they learned from those efforts; Internet2 and EDUCAUSE leaders will then discuss the fall 2012 pilot and one planned for spring 2013.
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Internet Explorer is the only browser missing from the eText reader list #E12_SESS027 #EDU12

#eText platform needs to be portable #E12_SESS027 #EDU12

Strong evidence that students really liked the extra content from instructors within the #eTexts #E12_SESS027 #EDU12

e-text features that students find genuinely useful: 1) instructor-added mateiral; instructor highlights & annotations. #E12_SESS027

e-text considerations that students find most important: 1) cost 2) portability (but not mobility). #E12_SESS027

Data shows that if the #eText was $30 cheaper than paper textbooks, most would prefer to buy it #E12_SESS027 #EDU12

students still prefer paper texts.but preference for paper less significant for students who have actually used e-texts #E12_SESS027

RT @MurZimminy: Data shows that if the #eText was $30 cheaper than paper textbooks, most would prefer to buy it #E12_SESS027 #EDU12

#eText & #eContent study information and results: http://t.co/ph5RVl7D #E12_SESS027 #EDU12

Moving #eText FWD will take involvement at the institution level #E12_SESS027 #EDU12

etext pilot: textbooks not like consumer publishing; students captive mkt; acad freedom of faculty has created closed market #E12_SESS027

etext pilot: layers of [business] margin have to be removed - shorten distance between author and student #E12_SESS027

etext pilot: objective:creating more effective market by aggregating demand and need for experimentation #E12_SESS027

etext pilot: don't sign long-term agreements w/o engaging collaborative partners; educause #E12_SESS027

Setup the ecosystem to support a pilot (include faculty & students!) before choosing a project #E12_SESS027 #EDU12

RT @andrewbonamici: etext pilot: don't sign long-term agreements w/o engaging collaborative partners; educause #E12_SESS027

etext pilot: engage faculty and students in effort; joint sponsorship with student government can be v helpful #E12_SESS027


Comments

Internet Explorer is the only browser missing from the eText reader list #E12_SESS027 #EDU12

#eText platform needs to be portable #E12_SESS027 #EDU12

Strong evidence that students really liked the extra content from instructors within the #eTexts #E12_SESS027 #EDU12

e-text features that students find genuinely useful: 1) instructor-added mateiral; instructor highlights & annotations. #E12_SESS027

e-text considerations that students find most important: 1) cost 2) portability (but not mobility). #E12_SESS027

Data shows that if the #eText was $30 cheaper than paper textbooks, most would prefer to buy it #E12_SESS027 #EDU12

students still prefer paper texts.but preference for paper less significant for students who have actually used e-texts #E12_SESS027

RT @MurZimminy: Data shows that if the #eText was $30 cheaper than paper textbooks, most would prefer to buy it #E12_SESS027 #EDU12

#eText & #eContent study information and results: http://t.co/ph5RVl7D #E12_SESS027 #EDU12

Moving #eText FWD will take involvement at the institution level #E12_SESS027 #EDU12

etext pilot: textbooks not like consumer publishing; students captive mkt; acad freedom of faculty has created closed market #E12_SESS027

etext pilot: layers of [business] margin have to be removed - shorten distance between author and student #E12_SESS027

etext pilot: objective:creating more effective market by aggregating demand and need for experimentation #E12_SESS027

etext pilot: don't sign long-term agreements w/o engaging collaborative partners; educause #E12_SESS027

Setup the ecosystem to support a pilot (include faculty & students!) before choosing a project #E12_SESS027 #EDU12

RT @andrewbonamici: etext pilot: don't sign long-term agreements w/o engaging collaborative partners; educause #E12_SESS027

etext pilot: engage faculty and students in effort; joint sponsorship with student government can be v helpful #E12_SESS027

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