Are Digital Textbooks Starting to Click?
Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 2 p.m. Eastern time
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Although advocates of digital textbooks have been touting their advantages for years, it wasn’t until California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced a free, digital textbook initiative that the movement began to gain real traction in mainstream schools. But some experts say digital textbooks’ lack of purchase price can be offset by the cost of technical support and professional development needed to integrate them effectively into classrooms. Two experts have an in-depth discussion of the challenges and promise of using free, digital textbooks in K-12 classrooms.
- Turning the Digital Page (October 21, 2009, Digital Directions)
Brian Bridges, director, California Resource Learning Network
Neeru Khosla, executive director, CK-12 Foundation
Katie Ash, staff writer, Education Week Digital Directions, moderated this chat.
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