E-books not functional

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Faculty members may soon be required to use one textbook per course.

One option would be for faculty to use an e-book instead of a textbook.

Some professors have already switched to e-books.

For students who don’t have the money to purchase or rent an e-book, it will be difficult to keep up with class work.

Accessing the e-book can become an inconvenience when you don’t have the latest gadgets or Internet access readily available. It also doesn’t help that the campus Wi-Fi can be unreliable at times.

Professors who use a projector to lecture from an e-book forget the difficulty for students in the back of the class.

It is especially frustrating when the class has a full roster.

Though e-books may be convenient for some, some students still prefer a traditional textbook.


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