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In this book, sociologist and art critic Kathryn Henderson offers a new perspective on this topic by exploring the impact of computer graphic systems on the visual culture of engineering design.
Henderson shows how designers use drawings both to organize work and knowledge and to recruit and organize resources, political support, and power.
It wasn't always because it was easier to use or lighter to carry but some of the survey's open answers included space saving reasons and convenience.
When it comes to preference, paper trumps the screen. Researchers found that if paper books and e-books for leisure cost the same. S., Japan and Germany) will still prefer the paper book variant.
There's not much of a question that from a business and from an educational standpoint, the textbook industry is ripe for disruption.
The high prices of books, the inordinately strong influence of large buyer blocks like the Texas Board of Education, and even simpler issues like how much a paper textbook weighs all speak to a need to rethink how we distribute and interact with academic texts.
About 95 percent of German students and 77 percent of Japanese student said the same.
The team also found that the main reason why students used e-books was because they were cheaper than the traditional paper book versions.