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Podcast Episode 58: Digital Textbooks

Podcast Episode 58: Digital Textbooks

In the latest installment of #edtechsummer we focus on digital textbooks. These products go far beyond simple digital versions of the text, and often include embedded quizzes, smart highlighting, note taking, and interactive figures, all on top of attractive formatting. The big publishers have come a long way in the past few years. Catherine Medrano (College of the Sequoias) shares her experience teaching with Pearson Revel, Kate Antonovics (UCSD) tells us about McGraw-Hill SmartBook, and Stephanie Thomas (Cornell) explains what she and her students liked (and didn’t like) about the Cengage MindTap. Along the way we compare features, pricing, and availability of content.

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Show Notes

0:00 ⏯ Intro

0:33 ⏯ Why we think it’s helpful to hear stories from several actual users.

2:15 ⏯ Follow-up on click