Right now Student Monitor researchers are in the field at college campuses across the country, speaking with students in over 1,200 one-on-one interviews to uncover the latest trends in higher education, including the benefits of digital course materials in terms of affordability and learning outcomes.As we wait for the results of our current study to come back, I wanted to … [Read more...] about A Survey of Higher Ed Publishers Regarding eBook Trends
Here at Student Monitor, we stay alert to the myriad of course material options students have to choose from. One innovative option that students are turning to is the Inclusive Access (IA) delivery model, which allows publishers to partner with higher education institutions to provide digital materials on or before the first day of class at the lowest possible cost, with … [Read more...] about Inclusive Access: A New Frontier for Accessing Course Materials
What benefits students the most? Well, if you ask the students themselves - and at Student Monitor we do ask them, surveying 1,412 undergrads for our Spring 2022 edition -- the answer is personalization. In fact, our most recent conversations with students underscored the central role that personalization played in driving the 156% jump in sales of unlimited digital course … [Read more...] about How do students personalize their digital course materials?
The pandemic changed everything, and for a lot of college students that meant studying from their childhood bedroom, connected to the university experience by nothing more, or less, than the digital dashes and dots of remote learning. Two years later, as students return to the classroom, what if any of the pandemic induced trends are sticking? The increased uptake in digital … [Read more...] about College Trends: The Pandemic increased adoption of E-Textbooks