This case study of Indiana University's e-text initiative reports on students' actual use of and engagement with digital textbooks. Research found that higher engagement with e-texts (reading and highlighting) correlated with higher course grades.
BiographySerdar Abaci is an Educational Research and Evaluation Specialist at Learning Technologies division of University Information Technology Services, Indiana University. Serdar holds a PhD degree in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University. His research interests include learning technologies in higher education, feedback, online learning, and program evaluation.
This case study of Indiana University's e-text initiative reports on the participation levels and motivations of instructors in engaging with digital textbooks.