Electronic Textbooks: Are They Ready for Prime Time?

The University of Colorado Boulder participated in an electronic-textbook (e-text) pilot during the fall semester of 2012. The pilot, co-sponsored by Internet2 and EDUCAUSE, examined how nine sections of eight courses with 729 students used McGraw-Hill e-texts. This was done so that the University could better understand the support and pedagogical issues that might be involved with adopting e-texts in the future.

E-Texts Pilot Under Way This Fall

The Colorado Daily ran a story in its Thursday, September 13th edition that described how CU-Boulder is conducting a pilot of electronic textbooks. Nine instructors are teaching 800 students in eight courses this fall while using a McGraw-Hill electronic textbook.

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