What would college students give up to never have to lug textbooks around?

July 28, 2011

Sex, dating, and Saturday nights out, according to a survey conducted for Kno, Inc., a California-based education software company. If they could access their textbooks from anywhere without having to carry them around, a majority of respondents said they would study more often (62%) and more efficiently (54%). More than three-quarters of students surveyed do not think their professors are doing enough to enhance their learning experience with technology, such as online tutorials and e-textbooks. However, students do see the shift happening, with 44% believing that in 5 years, professors will no longer require students to use printed textbooks. Kno News Release