09 January 2011

US students prefer paper books, apparently

Press-released survey research by the US Book Industry Study Group (Student Attitudes Toward Content in Higher Education) reveals that 75% of the students surveyed preferred paper textbooks over e- versions because of "print's look and feel, as well as its permanence and ability to be resold." Much about students' evaluation of the 'worth' of different kinds of learning material (of course, this is important for the industry to know), but less about their impact on learning.

[via ReadWriteWeb]

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