Students’ experience of using electronic textbooks in different levels of education

Jenny Lau


Electronic textbooks are not new; however, they have not been widely used in the public education system. Although many have predicted the popularity of electronic textbooks, the uptake has been less than anticipated. This essay reviews research literature to uncover the use and the acceptance of electronic textbooks in different levels of education. It discusses research studies which have shown an effect on students’ learning and concludes with a discussion based on the studies and provides suggestions for further development.


Electronic textbooks, e-textbooks, Education, Learning

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