The textbook is quickly becoming a thing of the past and being replaced by e-texts
and students are becoming proficient in making and publishing their own iBooks," he added.
Digital learning tools such as e-texts
and online learning systems are becoming increasingly common in universities throughout the country.
Table 1: 21st-Century Skills and Technology (3) 21ST-CENTURY LEARNING SKILL TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION/SKILL Think critically Virtual learning e-Texts
(eReaders) Online self-assessments Analyze information Simulation Clicker systems QR codes e-Texts
(eReaders) Online libraries/ databases Communicate Smartphones Social networks Online learning portals Collaborate Simulations Interactive whiteboards Wikis Blogs Problem solve Modeling Television Video (podcasts, YouTube) Interactive homework solutions
The school plans to monitor academic progress and other factors in evaluating the success of this new program, which it hopes to share with other academic institutions in helping them to evaluate the potential benefits of replacing paper texts with e-texts
Yet, having spent a few months away from my office and my book collection, I have begun to value the portability of e-texts
Maps, music, film, television, radio, and e-texts
corne immediately to mind.
The 55 year-old's publisher Random House said the e-texts
would be sold "wherever e-books are sold", The Telegraph reported.
are readily available if you search the title in any search browser.
In this study, we have aimed to provide a detailed analysis of the responses of 4 young children while interacting with e-texts
, in order to identify those responses, verbal and non-verbal, which indicate intense engagement with the e-texts
Initial optimism about the possibilities afforded by the new media has now been replaced by more careful consideration of the ways in which e-texts
and online editions may complement print or, if they are to replace print, how they may do so in a genuinely user-friendly manner that affords the user clear advantages over the print medium.
Some of this reading material can be provided by mainstream popular audio books and accessible e-texts
that are available to consumers either online or as digital products, just like a bookstore or online shopping channel.
One of the thousands of students getting ready for the start of fall classes Monday, Parisian had a chance to pass up a heavy, hardbound accounting textbook in favor of what could be the Next Big Thing: electronic textbooks, or e-texts