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In Conversation: The E-Textbook Conundrum

The e-textbook revolution has been anticipated by campuses to help lower costs for students, add flexibility for instructors, and further engage leaners. But as the technology promises more interactive, lower cost content and print textbook prices continue to soar, what’s holding up the switch?  Gerry Bayne spoke with three higher ed professionals about the controversy surrounding this very topic :

  • Darla Runyon, Asst. Director and Curriculum Design Specialist, CITE at Northwest Missouri State University
  • Robin Schulze, English Department Head at the Pennsylvania State University
  • Paul Musket, Assoc. Director, University Bookstore at the University of Missouri

This EDUCAUSE 2009 Conference Podcast is sponsored by Juniper Networks and Qwest Communications International.

Music: "Memorial Day" by Jaime Beauchamp

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Running time: 17m 8s
File size: 7.84 MB

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