Digital learning: Final chapter for textbooks?

Infographic Thumbnail: Digital devices to replace textbooks

by Loreal Lynch | July 12, 2011

It's no surprise that college students are obsessed with their mobile devices. What may come as a surprise, though, is the fact that these digital devices may someday replace textbooks all together—and it may be sooner than we think! South Korea recently announced that by the year 2015, all paper textbooks will be replaced with digital textbooks available on mobile devices such as tablets and e-readers.

As students become more and more dependent on digital, will textbooks become extinct? Learn more about this trend in the below infographic.

Infographic: Digital devices to replace textbooks

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About the Author

Loreal Lynch is a content editor at QuinStreet who is passionate about issues of education. She received her Bachelor's degree in Spanish from Tufts University and currently volunteers as an ESL tutor in the San Francisco Bay Area.