CourseSmart®, the world's largest provider of eTextbooks and digital course materials, today announced the results of a survey revealing college students' growing reliance on technology. The survey of more than 500 currently enrolled college students found that nearly all college students (98%) who own a device have used it for school and a majority of these students (53%) read eTextbooks frequently. Further, 90% of college students say they save time studying with technology -- including mobile devices, digital textbooks, eReaders and tablets.
-average student using 3 devices daily.
-67%)can't go more than an hour without using some digital technology
-40% the usage not lasting more than 10 minutes
-5% say textbooks are the most important item in their bag
-51% more likely to bring latop vs printed text (39%)
-79% do quick search on device before test
-58% have taken online course motivated by time choice, place,pace
-98% have had online components in cours
71% have taken online test
18% had materials from prof on facebook