South Korea, Converting Textbooks to Digital Counterparts by 2015
Samsung executives is planning to spend $2 billion to develop digital textbooks for South Korean students by 2015.
South Korea’s future generations will be having digital textbooks in the near future, as Samsung executives announced this week that they plan to spend over $2 billion on developing digital textbooks. These digital textbooks will replace all the papers used in school everyday by the year 2015.
South Korean student will be accessing paper-free learning materials from a cloud-based system. This will give students data about their lessons through tablets that will be supplied by their school.
These tablets will also enable homebound students to catch up on work even if they are in different locations, having a significant advantages for South Korea’s education system. However, it might be impossible to apply on U.S., where the population exceeds South Korea’s population by six times.View Article Source »