Purdue University: “Print Books Still Preferred in Technological Age”
From The Purdue Exponent:
Nathan Everett, rising sophomore in engineering, said that he finds hard copy texts are easier to mark in for note taking purposes, which can be difficult as many courses only offer the additional readings in an online format on the course website page.
Jaehong Jung, a rising junior in mechanical engineering, notes that while the accessibility of online resources is a benefit, he finds that tablets are quicker to tire out his eyes than print materials due to the light they give off and required added screen time.
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