Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Key takeaways

  • This case study of Indiana University's e-text initiative reports on the participation levels and motivations of instructors in engaging with digital textbooks
  • Instructors can benefit from e-text features, including real-time reading and engagement analytics, note-sharing with students and the ability to integrate links, annotations and multimedia materials into study materials
  • The findings from  this study suggest that instructors play an important role in e-text adoption by modelling active e-text use and creating meaningful interaction around the content
  • Simply put, when the instructors engage with e-texts, so do their students

Go to source: http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/instructor-engagement-e-texts