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Digital Textbooks in Our Future?
by Kostas Bogdanas - Tuesday, 5 February 2013, 10:14 AM
 

What's the controversy?  Where are the ebooks?  

 

Read this insightful article to learn about the state of the textbook publishing industry and discover what the future might hold for us, if the lawyers in North America ever let companies publish ebooks globally!

 

Apple and the Digital Textbook Counter-Revolution

http://hackeducation.com/2012/01/19/apple-and-the-textbook-counter-revolution/

Well here we go, after months of speculation -- beginning with the publication of Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve jobs -- we now know about Apple's plans to "transform the textbook industry." There's been more than enough ink spilled waiting for this announcement, more than enough predictions about disruption and revolution. Such is the media machine that Apple commands, and even without the company's co-founder around today to deliver the news, it appears that the hype lives on.  (READ MORE)