Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 7(5A), pp. 92 - 102
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2019.071511
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A Study on Online Delivery of Digital Textbooks in Korea

Pyung Kim *, Jeong-Su Yu
Department of Computer Education, Jeonju National University of Education, Korea


Rapid ICT development is changing the whole educational landscape, including learning content, teaching and learning methods, and the role of the teacher and the student. Digital textbooks help the teacher and the student interact with each other and provide unlimited access to learning content and services. Various studies demonstrate the efficiency and usefulness of digital textbooks. As current plans foresee the development of digital textbooks until 2020, there is a need for their effective online distribution. This requires analyzing the range of digital textbooks, their content and functionality, assessing the number of users, including students and teachers, and evaluating the state of the schools' wireless infrastructure and the means of online delivery. In this study we suggest a reliable and efficient online infrastructure for delivering voluminous digital textbooks that provides better availability and usability of e-learning services.

Digital Textbooks, Online Delivery, Content Delivery Service, Distribution Method

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Pyung Kim , Jeong-Su Yu . "A Study on Online Delivery of Digital Textbooks in Korea." Universal Journal of Educational Research 7.5A (2019) 92 - 102. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2019.071511.