How Higher Education Is Going Digital [INFOGRAPHIC]

Matt Silverman

People are talking about digital tech's opportunity to improve the classroom. Much of the discussion has been focused on digital textbooks. Apple's recent announcement of iBooks for education has caused a stir over whether texts delivered on an expensive and propriety device like the iPad are really feasible.

Meanwhile at the university level, many schools are dipping their toes in the promise of a digital future, and it's not just about textbooks. The folks at OnlineUniversities.com have compiled the infographic below that explores the pros and cons of various platforms and technologies that have found their way into the halls of higher ed.

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Is your college or university dabbling in digital texts or online coursework? Let us know what's working in the comments below.


Infographic courtesy of OnlineUniversities.com.

This story originally published on Mashable here.