Event Title

eText: Is It Ready? Are We Ready? You Bet!

Presenter Information

eText Consult

Location

Jordan B

Event Website

http://ctl.boisestate.edu

Start Date

12-9-2011 2:00 PM

End Date

12-9-2011 4:00 PM

Description

Digital content, current hardware and e-reader software technology, willing publishers/authors and outrageous textbooks prices have opened the door for the “eText”, ( interactive, electronic textbooks ). Who are the players? What are the eText components and who are the providers. How many million dollars will BSU students save? What significant enhancements to teaching and learning, retention and enrollment will eText provide? Where does the University begin? Come find out.

About the Presenter

Rand Spiwak is the recently retired executive vice president and chief financial officer at Daytona State College (FL), where he served as a senior member of the college’s management team, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the college. Rand has more than 40 year’s administrative experience in higher education, including teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Most recently, he has led the college’s e-Text Project, which will significantly reduce student textbook costs by replacing traditional textbooks with digital content including e-textbooks and open content. Rand holds a doctorate of education from the University of Florida, and an M.B.A. and B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Stetson University.

 
Sep 12th, 2:00 PM Sep 12th, 4:00 PM

eText: Is It Ready? Are We Ready? You Bet!

Jordan B

Digital content, current hardware and e-reader software technology, willing publishers/authors and outrageous textbooks prices have opened the door for the “eText”, ( interactive, electronic textbooks ). Who are the players? What are the eText components and who are the providers. How many million dollars will BSU students save? What significant enhancements to teaching and learning, retention and enrollment will eText provide? Where does the University begin? Come find out.

http://scholarworks.boisestate.edu/mobile/mobile2011/DigitalContent/3