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Are College Students Buying Required Textbooks? 75% in US Say No : Publishing Perspectives

Are College Students Buying Required Textbooks? 75% in US Say No : Publishing Perspectives | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it
Bookboon.com surveyed college students in the United States, the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark, and found 75% in the US didn't buy required textbooks.
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Hundreds of jobs at risk as Pearson announces closure of adult education business

Hundreds of jobs at risk as Pearson announces closure of adult education business | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it
More than 550 staff are facing an uncertain future after Pearson announced it was dropping its UK adult education business with a loss of £120m.
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Never Pay Sticker Price for a Textbook Again

Never Pay Sticker Price for a Textbook Again | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

 

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The Internet has made access to many kinds of information more flexible and less expensive. Novels, films, songs, photographs—all manner of things can be gotten from a broad array of providers for low prices, or for free, in digital form. Creators and distributors of intellectual property have struggled to balance the erosion of old business models with opportunities to sell their products in new and interesting ways.

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