Do textbooks still have a place in e-learning environments? | The Oxford Review

Do textbooks still have a place in e-learning environments?

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Keywords: learning, organisational learning, learning and development, e-learning, textbooks

Over the last 10 to 20 years, like many areas of work and life, learning has gone through a monumental transformation due to the rapid development of technology. Given the omnipresence of mobile technology and ICT, an interesting question arises about the value and functionality of traditional textbooks.

Textbooks have been the mainstay of traditional classroom learning for decades and have been the primary source of authoritative content in this context, but do they still have value in the modern learning world?

This research briefing will be very useful to anyone developing e-learning or any form of learning and organisational development.

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