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Digital learning: Final chapter for textbooks?

VS. BYE-BYE TEXTBOOKS! How Digital Devices Are Reshaping Education A recent study reveals shocking information about how digital devices have changed the traditional education landscape. As students become more dependent on technology, will the textbook become a thing of the past? Digital Dependence 38% of students say they cannot go more than 10 minutes without checking in with their laptop, smartphone, tablet or e-reader. Harmful or Helpful? HELPFUL! 85% of students say that technology saves them time when studying. THE AVERAGE TIME SAVED? 2 HOURS PER DAY. THAT'S 30 DAYS PER YEAR! Time to Hit the Books eBooks! ttiiiiIIIIIIIiiiIIIIIIIIIIIIItii 48% OF STUDENTS WHO OWN DIGITAL DEVICES SAY THEY FREQUENTLY USE ETEXTBOOKS. tiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiIIiIiiii 63% SAY THEY HAVE USED AN ETEXTBOOK AT LEAST ONCE. 27% of students list their laptop as the most important item in their bag. That's almost three times the number of students who chose textbooks. (10%) Plus... Of the 91% of students who said they failed to complete required reading before classes, about half (46%) reported they would be more likely to complete their reading if it was in a digital format. Digital is the New Print Tasks that previously required print % of students now using digital devices to carry it out Writing Papers 82% Research 81% Taking Class Notes 70% Making Class Presentations 65% Sources: CourseSmart and Wakefield Research your future starts here

Digital learning: Final chapter for textbooks?

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As students become more and more dependent on digital technology, including mobile devices and e-readers, do textbooks stand a chance at survival?



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