According to a 2005 study by the Government Accountability Office, the price of textbooks rose six percent every year from 1986 to 2004. That is twice the rate of inflation. According to College Board, the average U.S. college student spent $ 1,122 on textbooks for the 2009-2010 academic year, a 32 percent boost from five years earlier. In recent years numerous options have emerged to address Continue Reading about Textbook Debate: Buy or Rent? Online or in Store?
eCampus.com Textbook Giant Announces Daily Student Sweepstakes For The Upcoming Back To School Season Lexington, KY (Vocus) August 10, 2010 eCampus.com, a leading web textbook retailer, launches a Student Sweepstakes giving away every day prizes to customers and students this fall to consumers renting or purchasing textbooks on the web. As the leading textbook on the web company for college Continue Reading about eCampus.com Textbook Giant Announces Daily “Student Sweepstakes” For The Upcoming Back To School Season
No, not because of the poor name, but rather because of networking stability and bandwidth issues. I could not find much for details, but apparently several universities including Princeton and George Washington have banned the device and relayed concerns to Apple. In typical Apple fashion they are apparently "unaware" of any issues, (personal note: I have used Apple products for years, but Continue Reading about Universities rejecting the iPad for textbooks?