from a book) versus online learning. The students are viewing their lesson in a
textbook and are trying to enlarge photos, click on images, search for blue
hyperlinks on items they'd like more information about and a host of other
options that would not be available offline.
The students make the exaggerated point of how online research tools are
simply much more useful. This is an interesting thought to consider for schools
and instituions of higher learning. Eventually, it may not be effective nor
necessary to purchase hard back books for the classroom. The dollars saved
could be re-directed to other, more cost-effective plans.
And just think. . .parents may never again pay for a lost text book.