College Campus Becomes a Testing Grou...

College Campus Becomes a Testing Ground for E-Textbooks

There are 6 comments on the www.findingdulcinea.com story from Feb 26, 2009, titled College Campus Becomes a Testing Ground for E-Textbooks. In it, www.findingdulcinea.com reports that:

As schools across the country explore the possibilities of e-learning tools, one Missouri campus has decided to go all in with a plan offering only digital textbooks to its students.

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Lawson

New York, NY

#1 Feb 27, 2009
That's so awful. No more textbooks - classic i hate technology.
Lara

New York, NY

#2 Feb 27, 2009
Lawson wrote:
That's so awful. No more textbooks - classic i hate technology.
But think of all the paper we'll save!
Gina

New York, NY

#3 Feb 27, 2009
I guess saving paper is good for the environment but I love folding back pages and scrawling in the margins. Can you do that with digital textbooks?
Janet

Portland, OR

#4 Feb 27, 2009
Awful--those students will be blind by the end of the school year.
Maureen

Roselle, NJ

#5 Feb 27, 2009
It might be difficult to read on a screen all year. I always thought it was annoying how the expensive new editions I was required to buy for class differed so slightly from the far less expensive used versions.
Ithinkiatetoomuc h

New York, NY

#6 Mar 2, 2009
Maureen wrote:
It might be difficult to read on a screen all year. I always thought it was annoying how the expensive new editions I was required to buy for class differed so slightly from the far less expensive used versions.
Exactly? How in the hey are poor college students to find used versions of e-books? A stealthy ploy on the part of textbook publishers, I say.

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