E-Books, E-Textbooks, and E-Readers

Wednesday, November 04 | 4:50PM–5:40PM | Meeting Room 605
Session Type: E09 Hybrid
Panelists from Penn State University and Northwest Missouri State University will discuss the replacement of paper textbooks with e-textbooks. The panel will include representatives from McGraw-Hill Higher Education and VitalSource, a platform for the delivery of digital textbooks. The discussion will cover the pedagogical, instructional, and financial implications of moving to e-textbooks.


  • Mike Hale

    Vice President, Sales, VitalSource
  • Jim Kourmadas

    Consultant, Collegiate Retail Alliance
  • Darla Runyon

    Director Learning & Teaching Center, Northwest Missouri State University
  • Roger Von Holzen