miércoles, 27 de julio de 2011

Bye-bye, textbooks

It's no surprise that a lot of students are obsessed with their mobile devices. What may come as a surprise, though, is the fact that these digital devices may someday replace textbooks all together—and it may be sooner than we think! South Korea recently announced that by the year 2015, all paper textbooks will be replaced with digital textbooks available on mobile devices such as tablets and e-readers.

Read this infographic from schools.com and find out all the facts about the current situation of textbooks in the educational system. You will be able to read all the data on the infographic more easily by double-clicking on the picture.

Digital devices to replace textbooks
Courtesy of: Schools.com

A middle-of-the road solution in the meantime seems to be the idea of renting textbooks, as Amazon recently suggested with Kindle. Click here to find out more about the idea.