"Universities nationwide are facing the same challenge: how to make textbooks more relevant, meaningful and engaging for students. This problem has grown as the lack of student engagement—especially among general education classes—continues to be a contributing factor to today’s rapidly declining RPG (retention, progression, and graduation) rates."—Source: eCampus News
WHY THIS MATTERS:
At Kennesaw State University, replacing a textbook with online courseware didn't just keep students more engaged, it also made them more successful, cutting the DWFI (D, fail, withdraw, incomplete) rate by a whopping 48 percent.