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    expensive, but that shouldn’t be a reason for people to miss an opportunity for a higher education. That being said textbooks are way too expensive for students, and we should stop paying such high prices for them. Today I’ll be talking about the problem with high priced textbooks, how universities should fix the problem, and what you can do to help. Prices of textbooks are reaching an all-time high. According to the College Board, the average student spends 1200-1300 on books and supplies each year. That is an 812% increase from 1978. Textbooks are getting so expensive some students decide not to buy them even though it could jeopardize their grade. David Wiley, Co-Founder…

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    College students have no reason to buy the textbook by themselves. Because the textbook in college is so expensive that some students cannot afford the fee. Furthermore, most of students spend a lot of time to search the way to buy the cheapest one online. While students finished using it, they can give back to the college.if students and college do so, they will save their money and protect the environment. Consequently, like high-school textbooks, college textbooks should be purchased by the…

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    on a computer screen or handheld device,” (“E-book). These are a growing trend in K-12 schools, as well as in colleges and universities, and their value must be assessed. If eBooks are not the best method of providing information to students, then something should be done before it affects each American learner personally. Three pieces of evidence address the aforementioned social issue. The first is an essay written by a doctoral candidate named Darlene Walker called “Current Advantages and…

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    As college students, textbooks serve one of the most important jobs in understanding the material that the class is covering. However, sometimes students do not use their textbooks and only focus on the lecture to study. Using only the lectures makes the purchase of a textbook seem pointless and the lack of use of a textbook raises questions about the reasons for not using it. In the social problems class offered here at the University of Oklahoma, the textbook used is Social Problems written by…

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    the college, paying for a parking spot, and paying for a seat in a number of classrooms, textbooks still need to be purchased for those classes separately. The cost of college textbooks is approximately $1,000 annually, according to a report prepared by Natsuko Hayashi Nicholls at the University of Michigan. There is enough stress in the lives of college students. The majority of students…

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    The cost of books is making numerous college students to find other means of paying for required materials. Students are already stressed about paying their tuition and then cost of books should not be another reason why they need another loan added to their debt. Textbooks have increased significantly over the years until now is getting harder for students to purchase books. The prices of textbooks should be affordable for all students no matter their financial situation. Students cannot…

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    Digital Textbooks In an ever changing world, it has become necessary for people of all ages to familiarize themselves with technology. It can feel, at times, as though there is no escaping technology, and life cannot function without it. Yet with the ready access to this technology, schools continue to utilize outdated printed textbooks to teach students.I believe that in order for a student to be successful in their jobs and careers they need to be familiarized with using technology to learn…

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    in electronic books. With the increasing price of textbooks for school, students could use e-books as an alternative to receiving all the information they need. Most students, however, would prefer to rely on the hardback copy, but why use that when e-books are offered at a much lower price? Studies have argued about the difference in learning that e-books instill in students rather than paper books. Some fear that it may hinder their learning, but others disagree. Students should use e-books…

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    Will textbooks and books in general become obsolete anytime soon? Technology is quickly advancing and becoming more widely used throughout the world. 42% of US adults own a tablet, as tablets have become more popular, a debate has formed on wether or not they should replace textbooks. Proponets of having tablets say they are supported by most teachers and students, they are much lighter than textbooks, tablets can hold hundreds of books, and that digital textbooks are cheaper than print…

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    Factor 1: Price seems to be a major factor in a student decision to purchase textbooks. Personally, I will not take a class unless it is necessary, that requires an expensive book with a access code. Students are constantly confronted with extra costs and struggles because of rising cost so providing a lower cost option is important. Factor 2: Digital or hard copy of a book seems to also be a factor. Personally, it doesn’t matter to me if the book is digital or hard copy. Some students seemed…

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