Lookup NU author(s): Dr Serdar Abaci
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0).
Key TakeawaysThis 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 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 modeling active e-text use and creating meaningful interaction around the content.Simply put, when instructors engage with e-texts, so do their students.
Author(s): Abaci S, Morrone AS, Dennis AR
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Educause Review
Online publication date: 22/02/2015
Acceptance date: 12/12/2014
Date deposited: 16/10/2019
ISSN (print): 1527-6619
ISSN (electronic): 1945-709X
Notes: © 2015 Serdar Abaci, Anastasia S. Morrone, and Alan R. Dennis. The text of this EDUCAUSE Review article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license.