e-Textbooks: Towards the New Socio-Technical Regime

  • Kai Pata
  • Maka Eradze
  • Mart LaanpereEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8699)


This paper discusses the niche technologies that have and possibly will contribute to the future e-textbooks as a new socio-technical regime. We propose the conceptual map of textbook functionalities aiming at opening the conceptual discussion for brainstorming and finding scenarios how the niche technologies that explored novel textbook applications in learning might be best combined into the new “artifact ecosystems” regime. Jointly with workshop participants we aim to come up with metaphors and concepts depicting learning in this regime.


Open Educational Resource Computer Support Collaborative Learn Massive Open Online Course Computer Support Collaborative Learn Traditional Textbook 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tallinn University, Center for Educational TechnologyTallinnEstonia

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