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E-Books True E-books have been around since the early 199…

Students' Mobile Learning Practices in Higher Education: A Multi-Year Study
June 22, 2015

Key Takeaways Two university-wide surveys about students' mobile technology ownership and learning practices show that mobile device ownership is high and continues …

Assessment with E-Textbook Analytics
February 15, 2015

Higher education administrators and faculty are increasingly interested in determining how large amounts of student data in electronic systems can be used to promote student success . Wher…

Instructor Engagement with E-Texts
February 23, 2015

Key Takeaways This case study of Indiana University's e-text initiative reports on the participation levels and motivations of instructors in engaging with digital textbooks…

Horizon Report: 2014 Library Edition
August 14, 2014

The NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Library Edition identifies “Increasing Focus on Research Data Management for Publications” and “Prioritization of Mobile Content and Delivery” as fast…

Fixing the Broken Textbook Market
January 27, 2014

Because of the steady increased cost of new and used textbooks, students are choosing to abstain from purchasing these resources or decreasing their courseload to afford the resources needed to o…

The Current State and Potential Future of E-Textbooks
November 5, 2013

Digital textbooks (or e-textbook s) are hot commodities in higher education, with numerous colleges, universities, and educational coalitions adopting various platforms, piloting options, …

Collaborative Faculty E-Textbook Authoring for Mastery Learning
January 27, 2014

Key Takeaways When the textbook changed for a language course at the University of Southern California, instructors piloted creating a new textbook themselves, starting wit…

ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2013
September 16, 2013

Key Findings See the 2013 report for a full list of key messages, findings, and supporting data. Students recognize the value of technology but still need guidance when it comes to b…

ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2013 - Infographic
September 18, 2013

ECAR has surveyed undergraduate students annually since 2004 about technology in higher education. In 2013, ECAR collaborated with more than 250 higher education institutions to collect responses…