Mitra_Progress Report

Mitra_Progress Report - students made sure that we confirm...

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October 19, 2010 To: Jodie Simon From: Saikat MItra Subject: Progress on Study of the Feasibility of Using E-Texts for the Foundation for Lucrative Academics in Kansas, Inc. I have obtained most of the information necessary to recommend whether E-Texts is better for the Foundation for Lucrative Academics in Kansas, Inc (FLAKI). I am on schedule as I am currently analyzing and organizing the gathered information. Work Completed As the proper pursuance of our plan, we kept our focus on collecting the data directly from the students and faculty members of FLAKI. To learn how E-texts will change the learning system and class environment, we interviewed a random sample of 100 students and 35 faculties. Our meeting with the deans of all the departments at FLAKI enabled us to determine the classroom needs about textbooks and the input we received from the
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Unformatted text preview: students made sure that we confirm the accessibility issue. Our meetings with the publishers of popular print books offered us their view about using E-texts. We have also entered and saved all the data electronically as well as a hard copy for the highest durability and easy analysis purposes. Work to be Completed Our initial analysis of the obtained data has shown that all the textbooks required in FLAKI is currently not available in E-Text form. Therefore, we want to investigate further about the publishers interest on whether or not they will be willing to offer E-Texts in a fixed timeframe. We also need to start thinking about reaching a decision and offering our thoughts on the final report. Right now, we are on schedule and plan to submit the report by the November 14th deadline....
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course EG 101 taught by Professor Nickel during the Summer '08 term at Butler Community College.

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