November 28, 2008
Is Higher Education Ready to Switch to Digital Course Materials?
Let a Thousand Wikibooks Bloom
For the past two years we have produced material by our students as wikibooks that became the principal textbooks in education courses we taught undergraduates at Old Dominion University. We have turned other material by our students into units in wikibooks used in business courses we have taught graduate students at the University of Denver.
Many of our students prefer the wikibooks to standard textbooks, find them to be credible sources of