Pearson shifts to Netflix-style subscription model for textbooks

Academic publisher hopes to convince students to pay to access online materialsThe era of students using their loans to buy expensive textbooks upfront could be coming to an end, after the academic publisher Pearson announced a shift towards a Netflix-style subscription-based model.The British company has for years profited from the demand for specialist textbooks at US universities, which students can be required to purchase despite them sometimes costing hundreds of dollars. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-16 13:31:56 UTC ]
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