The Open Text Book Challenge (Infographic)

Posted on Oct 31 2012 - 11:23am by CONTRIBUTOR

Editor’s Note: Guest Author Arun Verma is a mix bag of technology who being an artist by heart and with strong love  and passion for technology.

The digital world has changed the way as our education system was used to be, as with the change in time, the tuition fees and text book prices rising up continuously. Students are finding more difficulties to buy “traditional” books. Based on one survey, an average student spends more than $1,213 in 2011-12 on traditional text books while over 40% – 70% have not purchased text books because of its cost. But, with the time moving in fast pace and we are living in technology era, digital text books provide cost free alternatives to traditional books, and even reduced more than 80% of expenditure on books. Sharing the one with you, an Open text books are free for students to use modified by well qualified professors, developed by many companies and also adopted in more classes.  To give better idea, OnlineColleges.net  designed an interesting infographic.

 

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