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6 Lessons One Campus Learned About E-Textbooks

6 Lessons One Campus Learned About E-Textbooks

This article from the Chronicle explains the experience of Northwest Missouri State University with electronic textbooks.  The author spoke with professors, students, and administrators at Northwest Missouri to develop six lessons for any university considering assigning digital textbooks.  These include:  1. Judge e-books by their covers; 2. Learning curves ahead; 3. Professors are eager students; 4. Long live batteries; 5. Subjects are not equally e-friendly; and 6. Environmental impact matters.

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