The New Wild West

Despite efforts to digitize the classic textbook, higher education is moving beyond e-texts toward the integration of giant educational publishing platforms with university networks to create a one-stop interactive educational environment that supplies almost everything a student needs. While firms like digital publisher Inkling, educational tech company Kno, and others, are reinventing the textbook for the iPad, the ability of scalable online learning platforms to lower costs overall while improving learning outcomes could be the wave of the future. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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