South Korea's Education Ministry has announced it wants all school age level educational materials to be delivered in a digitized format by 2015. It hopes that by 2014 all elementary level materials will be read on a variety of computers, smart phones, and tablets. No specific equipment choices have been made, but the Ministry did announce it will spend up to 2.4 billion buying the necessary Continue Reading about South Korea going all digital textbooks by 2015
More and more companies are releasing tablets from the iPad to the Kno tablet, many with high hopes of rapidly converting everyone to reading electronic books. However, according to a new survey by the Student Monitor, students still prefer printed textbooks and really like to rent textbooks online. The survey consisted of 1200 participants with an average age of 20.6 years and the statistics Continue Reading about Textbook Rentals beat out iPad and Electronic Textbooks
The Kno tablet was to be a hardware solution for cheap textbooks. As we reported in January, Kno tablet thought their unique tablet design was the answer; however, it now appears they believe the answers lies in software. They recently secured another $30 million in investment capital led by Intel Capital. As a part of the deal Intel will acquire the Kno tablet designs that it is planning on Continue Reading about Kno decides cheap textbooks answer lies in software
Chegg founder, Osman Raid, has been working on the stealth product for awhile, and today it is available for purchase, the Kno. Osman is a serial entrepreneur who has already left a strong impact on the world of education, as the founding CEO of Chegg. Chegg is the innovative textbook rental company that has saved more than $200 million dollars for millions of college students at practically Continue Reading about Will the Kno be the answer to cheap textbooks?