eTextbook Roundup

Posted: October 27th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: EdTech, iPad | Comments Off

Old fashioned paper textbooks, a thing of the past?

There’s a ton of excitement around eTextbooks these days, and understandably so.  Textbooks are one of the most frustrating aspects of being a student these days:  the cost of buying books, struggling with (intentional) changes between different editions of books, and the aggravation of buying a required book that the professor never ends up using.

In other words, the entire textbook experience is ripe for a change, and there are a number of companies just chomping at the bit to get involved.  We recently took a look at a couple of of the leading options for the classroom this fall and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »