According to a 2012 Pearson Foundation study, the majority of college students prefer digital books over hard copy textbooks and believe tablets will replace textbooks within the next five years. Some other interesting findings from the study:
- From 2011 – 2012, tablet ownership among college students has tripled from seven percent in 2011 to 25 percent in 2012.
- 58 percent of college students prefer digital textbooks over the hard copy versions.
- 63 percent of college students believe tablets will replace hard copy textbooks within the next five years. (more…)