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E-Readers and E-Textbooks: Current Reality and Future Possibilities
August 26, 2009

This seminar will initially address the current state of e-reader devices and their functionality as platforms for the delivery of e-textbooks, as experienced by Northwest Missouri State Universi…

A Campus-Wide E-Textbook Initiative
July 30, 2009

By Jon T. Rickman, Roger Von Holzen, Paul G. Klute, and Teri Tobin A typical college student spends up to $1,000 per year on textbooks, and many students don’t buy textbooks at a…

EDUCAUSE Now - #22 - 1) The E-Textbook Conundrum 2) ELI Annual Meeting Preview 3) Policy Office Update
December 10, 2009

This month we talk about a looming problem with e-textbook costs and content, find out about the upcoming ELI Meeting, and check in with the EDUCAUSE Policy Office. EDUCAUSE Now is a monthly p…

Coming Soon to a University Near You: E-Texts and E-Textbooks
February 5, 2013 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting

The hype about digital texts is reaching a frenzied tone. Proponents claim that e-texts will replace traditional texts on campuses and students will save enormous amounts of money; that students wi…

From Print to Pixels: Accelerating the Move toward Digital Learning
February 6, 2013 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting

Increasingly, institutions are turning to digital course materials in lieu of traditional print options. Several factors are driving this transformation: a push to lower costs while maintaining q…

Online Textbooks Deliver Timely, Real-World Content
January 16, 2009

Textbook: Information Systems: A Manager's Guide to Harnessing Technology Author: John Gallaugher, Associate Professor of Information Systems, Carroll School of Management…

Some Thoughts on Free Textbooks
January 14, 2009

Textbooks : Introduction to Physical Oceanography; Our Ocean Planet; Environmental Science in the 21st Century Author: Robert Stewart, Professor, Oceanography Department,…

Executive Summary
January 16, 2009

STUDENTS Course Correction : Executive Summary By Nicole Allen, Director, Make Textbooks Affordable Campaign From Course Correction: How Digital Textbooks Are Off Track, and H…

College
January 14, 2009

PUBLISHERS Book Industry Trends: College By Stephanie Oda and Glenn Sanislo From Book Industry Trends 2008 (New York: Book Industry Study Group, 2008), pp. 179-181. Reprin…

Ithaka’s 2006 Studies of Key Stakeholders in the Digital Transformation in Higher Education
August 18, 2008

Ithaka's 2006 survey of faculty members sought to determine their attitudes related to online resources, electronic archiving, teaching and learning and related subjects.  This study affo…

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