Indiana U. helps shape economic terms of eText transition — from by Tanya Roscorla


As course material shifts from print to digital, Indiana University advocates on behalf of students for lower prices, more choices and common software platforms.

Based on feedback from students and faculty, Courseload rewrote the platform in HTML5 this summer.

When the university asked students why they liked e-textbooks better, 69 percent cited instructor annotations, followed closely by sustainability, cost, weight of books and student annotations.