Digital or print textbooks? School jury is still out

In the digital age, researchers find pupils still enjoy the pleasures of print

14 July 2019 - 00:00 By PREGA GOVENDER

While pupils are embracing digital textbooks at most private schools, others are bucking the trend by sticking to the hard-copy versions.

Pupils at St John's College in Johannesburg are "overwhelmingly" opting to use printed textbooks although e-books are available through its electronic library, said its director of information technology for teaching and learning, Irene Basson...

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