UW-Madison beginning eText pilot program in spring

Textbooks can be expensive and heavy to lug around. The University of Wisconsin–Madison is hoping to lighten the load by offering an eText pilot program starting this spring.

The pilot will utilize the Unizin Engage platform via an integration with Canvas, and aims to reduce the weight of textbook costs on students and to explore the potential for broader implementation of eTexts at UW–Madison.

“This is an exciting project for us. It’s a very student-centric project,” said Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning Steven Cramer at a recent EI Brown Bag presentation about the pilot.

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