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The future of textbooks is likely online


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Lugging heavy textbooks back and forth to school was one of the chores of education, but that may change in the near future.

In fact, now with internet access and almost everything being available online, that is where the future text book may be found
 
As part of our series, Advancing Education, we wondered if hard copy textbooks will be part of the future classroom. So we headed to UBC-Okanagan's Education faculty to learn about the textbook of the future.
   
Robert Campbell is an associate professor at UBC-Okanagan who specializes in Educational Technology.

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