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More about eBooks of the Future at Learning 2013 (Nov 3 to 6, Orlando, FL)

As we watch many traditional print books shift to eBook format, The MASIE Center is interested in exploring how this might impact the learning and development field.  


We are curious about the interest and deployment of eBooks in workplace learning. In addition, we want to see what new features might be included in workplace eBooks (e.g. Assessment or External Links). Our eBook for Learning Pulse Survey gathered 445 responses from a broad cross section of organizations based on size and industry in June and July 2013. Here is what we found out…


Perceptions of what organizations mean by “eBook” are largely divided between content meant specifically for stand-alone readers and PDF materials.

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Current Interest in leveraging eBooks for learning is modestly high…

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…and there is a broad range of reasons for using them.

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eBooks can be used in a variety of programs… 

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… in a variety of ways…

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… and there are features of value and interest to learners or the organization.

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There is room to grow when it comes to satisfaction with using eBooks for learning.

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So what…

Clearly, there’s more than a reasonable level of interest in making eBooks more powerful as a learning tool. And, we’re clearly in the adolescence of the eBook, with all the attendant confusion about what the eBook wants to be when it matures.

…and what’s next.

 


 

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More about eBooks of the Future at Learning 2013 (Nov 3 to 6, Orlando, FL)