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e-textbook

(Electronic-TEXTBOOK) An educational or instructional book in digital form. As more students use their laptops and smartphones on a daily basis, e-textbooks are increasingly taking the place of printed books. See e-book and e-text.
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Summary: This school year, some primary school students found that their backpacks became lighter, thanks to the introduction of e-textbooks in the classrooms of the EDUVATION school network.
About Vital Source The VitalSource Bookshelf platform is the most used e-textbook delivery platform in higher education.
The store offers tens of thousands of e-textbooks from leaders in academic publishing.
We are pleased to help C&E Publishing in their efforts to enhance learning through e-textbooks in the region.
The number of providers of e-textbook content continues to expand.
That's even though e-textbooks cost as much as 60 per cent less than new print copies, which averaged $62 each in the 2009-2010 school year.
Students in Mercieca's (2004) study reported that they would only buy an e-textbook if the price were approximately one-third the price of a printed book.
Young concludes, "Apple reset the sales model for music, with its iPod players and market-leading online store, and the company is likely to try to enter the e-textbook market as well.
In the proof-of-concept trial, the content of textbooks to be used in courses as well as curriculum information will be downloaded to the e-textbook terminals via a wireless (Wi-Fi) connection to a dedicated remote e-education server.
the New Hampshire-based e-textbook publishing company heading the project, has told the media that The Teachers College at Columbia University in New York will be monitoring the project.
But CampusBooks is the first to solve that problem, launching a free online e-textbook tool that lets students search all seven to not only find their books, but the best prices as well.