An important piece of companion research alongside BISG's Student Attitudes Toward Content in Higher Education report, this survey of higher-ed faculty members -- now in its fourth year -- sheds meaningful light on the changing role of the traditional print textbook as the foundational tool for instruction.
The findings provide actionable responses to the following questions from faculty currently teaching at for-profit, two- and four-year colleges:
- What are the top criteria used when selecting material for your courses?
- How has your reliance on a core print textbook changed over the past few years?
- Do you believe that publishers are providing adequate information about format and price options for students during the content selection process?
- Do you use publisher-provided online resources for this course? Why or why not?
- And many more!...
Data from Faculty Attitudes Toward Content in Higher Education is available as a stand-along PDF Summary Report and via a dynamic online portal called Real-Time Reporting (RTR). RTR provides real-time web-based access to the raw survey data -- drillable, sortable and accessible when you want it, how you want it.
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