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E-Textbook

According to this CNN News video, a Canadian school is introducing e-textbooks to students. The school believes that e-textbooks will help the school cut spending on real textbooks for the long term and give students easy access to available resources with a computer or a mobile device. Most of all, administrators can update an e-textbook at any time as needed.

When people rely more on mobile and handheld devices for reading, those tactics of “No Texting, Tweeting, or Facebooking” or “Tough Cell Phone Policies” may not work anymore. If that is the case, other than establishing a good social media policy and a cell phone policy, what else can a manager or educator do? Do you think they need to get ready to interact with trainees or students more often in the virtual environments? How so?

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