08 Jul '11, 11am

#Korea to abandon printed text books by 2015 #Internet

#Korea to abandon printed text books by 2015 #Internet

In a bold move, South Korea’s ministry of education recently announced plans to remove printed textbooks from Korea’s schools by the year 2015. Called “Smart Education”, the plan calls for the creation of a dedicated cloud network – which will host digital copies of the students’ required reading and lessons – that can be accessed through “any” Internet-connected device, from low-power netbooks to tablets to (presumably) Android-powered washing machines , which will be provided to students’ families if they are unable to afford them (the netbooks, not the appliances).

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/07/08/korea-to-abandon-prin...

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