Blog

19
Apr
Kortext April 2018 Updates
by Amy Donelan
April has been a busy month at Kortext, making updates and improvements to our web platform, apps and store. Here’s a list of things you can expect to have changed - just in case you had your head in an etextbook and missed it! [...]
17
Apr
5 Benefits of Digital Libraries Infographic
by Amy Donelan

There you have it, 5 amazing benefits of digital libraries. Can you think of anymore? Why not comment below and let us know...

04
Apr
6 Ways eTextbooks can Improve Student Learning
by Roberta Nicora
Natalie Nezhati takes a look at the 6 ways etextbooks can improve student learning. Whatever your opinion on the subject, etextbooks are fast becoming the norm on campus, bringing new changes in the way we read, the way we share information and the way we interact with our learning material. [...]
03
Apr
New Citation and Referencing Tool (Kortext, 2018)
by Amy Donelan
We’re constantly looking to make digital learning easier. So we are exCited to introduce a new feature on the Kortext platform... the all new citation and referencing tool! (Kortext, 2018). [...]
27
Mar
University of the Future Report
by Amy Donelan
We are passionate about making learning accessible to everyone - wherever they are in the world and helping students from all walks of life achieve more. That’s why Kortext commissioned this report to examine how universities can provide greater value for money and introduce new teaching and learning tools that are tailored to support the individual in achieving success. [...]
20
Mar
eTextbooks vs Print, Who wins?
by Amy Donelan
The great standoff between Batman vs Superman may be difficult to choose but when it comes to the classic tale of eTextbooks vs print books, we can help with that dilemma. [...]
16
Mar
eTextbook Delivery Through the Eyes of an Institutional Service
by Tifaine Dickinson
Our guest blogger describes her experience as eTextbook Service Manager at the University of Plymouth and her participation in the fast-paced evolution of the eTextbook world. [...]
06
Mar
Top 5 eTextbook Myths
by Amy Donelan
The etextbook vs traditional textbook debate is something that we here at Kortext face on a daily basis. So we thought we would dispel the top 5 etextbook myths. [...]
26
Feb
Six Misconceptions about Metacognition
by Amy Donelan
Defined as ‘thinking about your thinking’ or ‘learning to learn’, the idea of metacognition has been around since the time of Socrates. Socrates taught that to examine your own life and to be aware of your own awareness (or lack of awareness) is key to successful learning and to living a good life. [...]
02
Feb
Kortext attend Bett 2018
by Roberta Nicora
Last week the Kortext team, along with thousands of teachers, education enthusiasts, government ministers and students attended Bett 2018 at the ExCel centre in London. [...]