Driving Awareness, Adoptions, and Affordability
This article in campustechnology.com cites a recently released research report from Educause, Internet2, and McGraw-Hill, which examined the value of digital materials in higher ed.
"Faculty and students were both clear and consistent in their criteria for adopting digital course material," the report's authors wrote. Little surprise: The most important factor turned out to be cost.
They list what they call "the top sources for digital textbooks — all free. What you and your students do with them on Android devices, iPads, and laptops is up to you."