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Effects of Using Digital Textbooks in the Elementary Schools
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, , Dept. of Computer Education, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South) ; , Chwongwun Middle School, Korea (South) ; , Dept. of Elementary Education, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South) ; , Dept. of Computer Education, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Orlando, Florida, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-83-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA

Abstract

In the current knowledge and information society, revolutionary change is happening in education. A traditional textbook has many limitations and does not satisfy the requirements of the changes in learning and education. Therefore, demand for the digital textbooks is increasing since it is appropriate u-learning environment to overcome limitations of traditional textbooks in education and training for knowledge and information society. Korea Government announces the development and pilot application plans for digital textbooks in the 2007. Since then number of pilot schools are increased every year and 112 schools are participated in the pilot study last year. The purpose of this study is to analyze the effects of using digital textbooks in the elementary schools. This paper is composed of two parts. In the first part, current status of digital textbook pilot study is analyzed. In the second part, reports of trial application schools are analyzed.

Citation

Jeon, S., Seo, Y., Lee, E., Park, J. & Lee, Y. (2010). Effects of Using Digital Textbooks in the Elementary Schools. In J. Sanchez & K. Zhang (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2010--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 1850-1853). Orlando, Florida, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved May 19, 2019 from .

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