Internet making textbooks obsolete, survey suggests


12 Nov 2010

Textbooks will be become obsolete, all thanks to the internet, more than a quarter of teachers in the UK responded to a poll by the e-Learning Foundation and the Times Educational Supplement.

Many teachers also believe more and more learning will be done online, the survey of nearly 600 primary and secondary school teachers suggests.

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It should come as no surprise, then, that a fifth of the teachers said access to a computer and the internet was essential for students to complete their homework.