Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

The Android Invasion: Challenges and opportunities of a free e-textbooks and tablet scheme

77 views

Published on

Presentation for the UKSG Forum, November 2017 on the University of East London free e-textbook and tablet scheme which started in September 2014.

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

The Android Invasion: Challenges and opportunities of a free e-textbooks and tablet scheme

  1. 1. “The Android Invasion”: Challenges and Opportunities of a Free E-Textbooks and Tablet Scheme David Clover – Head of User Engagement @davidclover
  2. 2. September 2014…
  3. 3. From project to embedded service
  4. 4. 2016-17 Academic Year 49951 books, distributed to 9331 students, covering 849 modules
  5. 5. Partnerships and collaboration Internal • Student Recruitment and Marketing • Registry • IT • Academic staff • The Hub (Student Support) • Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching External • Kortext • John Smiths • Samsung
  6. 6. Challenges
  7. 7. Data, Data, Data
  8. 8. Communication and Academic Engagement
  9. 9. “Books should be available in hard copies rather than online.” “Need to get back to proper textbooks.” “We used to have the books given to us, now, we have eBooks. I struggle to read things online. I need paper, so I have to, out of pocket, buy the books because I can't do it looking at the screen.”
  10. 10. “The investment made into providing free books and digital tablet which contained all the learning materials for the modules was very positive...”
  11. 11. On average how many hours do you spend using UEL Samsung tablet for reading e-books?
  12. 12. Opportunities
  13. 13. Learning and Teaching
  14. 14. Analytics
  15. 15. Open Textbooks?
  16. 16. Questions?

×