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The Future Of Textbooks Is Free … And It’s Now Available

The Future Of Textbooks Is Free … And It’s Now Available | 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners | Scoop.it

The world of digital textbooks is more than heating up. It’s on fire. Amazon just launched a digital rental option for textbooks. Companies like Chegg are becoming academic hubs that can improve your education experience through more than just textbook rentals.

 

But all of the options to use digital textbooks have cost money. And teachers as well as students simply don’t have much.

Until now.

 

Boundless just launched the public beta version of its brand new site. What is Boundless? It’s a way to easily turn all of the open source information that exists in the world into a simple easy-to-use digital textbook. And it’s free.

 

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http://edudemic.com/2012/08/boundless-textbooks-free/

 

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College requirements: Notebooks, textbooks and iPads?

College requirements: Notebooks, textbooks and iPads? | 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners | Scoop.it
FLINT, Michigan — It wasn’t the type of requirement college freshman Megan Rheingans expected to find on her syllabus.

 

Some of the hottest tech gadgets found on college students’ Christmas wish lists are ending up on their school shopping lists instead.


Several colleges, including Central Michigan University where Rheingans attends, are using the latest tech tools as a counterpart to traditional textbooks.

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