Is It Time to Punt Paper? Point/Counterpoint

October 6, 2005

Digital texts are not new. In 1991, a videodisc-based program called Windows on Science became the first state-adopted electronic textbook in the United States. It was an interactive, multimedia-based program that enhanced the classroom learning experience with video and audio. Unfortunately, technology changed rapidly and videodisc players went the way of 8-track tapes. Ways need to be found to …

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