A four-year university-wide study of students' e-textbook practices found that e-textbook use has increased, particularly among younger students. Instructor practices have improved, but there is still room for growth, suggesting implications for focused professional development.
John Raible is an Instructional Designer at the University of Central Florida's Center for Distributed Learning. In this role, he works with faculty to transition courses from face-to-face to the blended or online environment. His research areas include the integration of emerging technology into online curriculum, accessibility for online learners, and the use of OER materials. He has presented at local, state, national, and international conferences; in addition to being published in multiple peer-reviewed journals. In addition to his ID role, he has taught online and blended courses at both the community college and university level.