The Google Play Books app for the Apple operating system is now offering textbook rentals.
During Google’s Nexus 7 and Chromecast exhibitions broadcasted that it was planning textbook rental sand sales beginning in August.
The state of our education system has been on my mind lately, I have some opinions on how I think we can make immediate changes to improve it. It requires sacrifice and give on both sides of this debate but I am positive as a nation we can do anything.
Instead of purchasing university or college textbooks at outlandish prices, Amazon has unveiled a new service that allows students to rent textbooks for the time you need. Kindle Textbook Rental promises students will save up to 80 percent.
Millions of trees could be sighing a breath of relief in the future as computers become the standard in schools instead of textbooks if some reports are correct. Still those mighty oaks will have to wait a while before they are in the clear.
Ron Hammond, Phd, professor at Utah Valley State College, no longer uses textbooks in his classes. They are just too expensive. The cost is rising and he doesn't like to force his students to pay those prices.