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In Case You Missed It: Major eTextbook Announcement by Apple

In Case You Missed It: Major eTextbook Announcement by Apple

Last Thursday, Apple unveiled iBooks 2, the company’s new platform for interactive eTextbooks. TG Daily reports that since then, Apple has sold over 350,000 of their new textbooks. Also unveiled (which may be more exciting for instructors) was a Mac App called iBooks Author. iBooks Author is a free app that allows anyone to createRead more about In Case You Missed It: Major eTextbook Announcement by Apple[…]

Infographic: Open Source Textbooks

Infographic: Open Source Textbooks

Last week, Mashable published an article containing an infographic by onlineschools.org examining open source textbooks. The infographic highlights the advantages of colleges and universities switching to open source textbooks, rough cost estimates as well as what is currently standing in the way of a switch. The graphic below links to the entire infographic and articleRead more about Infographic: Open Source Textbooks[…]