Click me

e-textbooks and Students

E-TEXTBOOKS & STUDENTS: SHIFTING PERCEPTIONS Universities are increasingly offering new models of textbook delivery to students which includes giving the option, or in some cases, requiring the use of e-Textbooks. Despite e-Textbook use being on the rise, many college students are reluctant to adopt this often clunky technology and still prefer printed textbooks. To discern how students feel about the adoption 90.2% Call me Ishmael. Some years ago--never mind how long precisely--having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world. It is a way | have of driving off the spleen and regulating the circulation. Whenever I find myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever it is a damp, drizzly November in my soul; whenever I find myself involuntarily pausing before coffin warehouses, and bringing up the rear of every funeral I meet; and especially whenever my hypos get such an upper hand of me, that it requires a strong moral principle to prevent me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knocking people's hats off-then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I can. This is my substitute for pistol and ball. With a philosophical flourish Cato throws himself upon his sword; I quietly take to the ship. There is nothing surprising in this. If they but knew it, almost all men in their degree, some time or other, cherish very nearly the same feelings towards the ocean with me. OF STUDENTS PREFERRED PRINTED BOOKS OVER E- TEXTBOOKS DEVICES USED TO READ E-TEXTBOOKS: There now is your insular city of the Manhattoes, belted round by wharves as Indian isles by coral reefs--commerce surrounds it with her surf. Right and left, the streets take you waterward. Its extreme downtown is the battery, where that noble mole is washed by waves, and cooled by breezes, which a few hours previous were out of sight of land. Look at the crowds of water-gazers there. 68.4% of e-Textbooks. Rasmussen has Menu surveyed and assessed student attitudes towards e-Toxtbooks 13.2% Del At Aa Home Back across several campuses. 7.9% STUDENTS' INITIAL REACTIONS TO RECEIVING E- TEXTBOOKS 5.3% 4.9% 24.4% 22% 48.8% 5.3% Strongly liked Liked Neutral Disliked Strongly disliked 25.6% 10.3% * 16.7% OF E-TEXTBOOK READERS HAD PRIVACY CONCERNS 64.1% 1.. 7+ Less Same More AMOUNT OF TIME STUDENTS SPEND STUDYING WITH E-TEXTB0OKS IN RELATION TO TRADITIONAL TEXTBOOKS 61.9% 33.3% 4.8% 0% of students said they would 42.9% use their e-textbooks more NUMBER OF E-TEXTBOOKS STUDENTS HAD USED IN THE PAST if they owned an e-reader RASMUSSEN COLLEGE LABLET DESKTOP LAPTOP COMPUTER COMPUTER COMPUTER CELL E - BOOK READER

e-textbooks and Students

shared by pixiedust711 on Mar 28
Rasmussen College has been making a shift towards e-textbooks to keep up with the general academic trend of making e-Textbooks the standard. However, student polls show less than positive feelings tow...


Unknown. Add a source


Did you work on this visual? Claim credit!

Get a Quote

Embed Code

For hosted site:

Click the code to copy


Click the code to copy
Customize size