E Books Can be Challenging

by collegebookrenter on March 22, 2011

E books and digital books are gaining momentum. Universities are “embracing” the digital textbook and the majority of these Universities are upper echelon institutions whose student body can afford to take the risk of using a piece of technology that can possibly fail mechanically or the school can afford to provide the technology to the student body. The majority of higher education enrollment in the U.S. can be found in the Community College sector, the students who attend these institutions are less likely to use the digital media based on the financial reasons alone. The fact is, e-books are just as over priced as textbooks and coupled with the cost of either having to purchase a laptop or a digital reader the Community College student just isn’t going to jump at this technology due to lack of funds.

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CBR May 12, 2011 at 6:47 am


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