The Future of Textbooks in Education

Since the launch of  iBook Author and iBooks2 app by apple and the educational technology experts started discussing the possible impact of this move on education as a whole and on textbooks in particular.  Google and Apple are competing with each other to gain some terrain in the educational market by trying to offer the best tools for digital textbooks. They have created them and are trying their best to get them integraded into the school curriculum. It is too early to judge whether digital textbooks can be of any help or not but the question that remians unaswered is how can schools afford the mobile gadgets that can host these digital textbooks when adopted ? Read the following infographic below to learn more about the dichotomy of digital textbooks and tradional ones.

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About Giorgio Bertini

Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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