Textbook Example of Unbundling

Alec Whitters, EdTech Digest, Nov 04, 2016
Commentary by Stephen Downes

We've been reading recently about the unbundling of textbooks and this article continues that discussion, contrasting it with "patchy" evidence for predictions of the unbundling of education generally. "Textbooks – the big, expensive, indispensable anchors of academia – are being unbundled at a frenetic pace... What textbook companies originally fought – the threats of pirated and copied digital versions of their property – they now embrace." Why would anyone think this will stop with textbooks, though?

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