This class participates in a pilot scheme, sponsored by the publisher Wiley, for free electronic download of the textbook. Instructions may be found under “Course Documents”.
I installed the OS X version of the reader (VitalSource Bookshelf), downloaded the textbook, and voilà!
That’s $131.61 I don’t have a pay and 3 pounds I don’t have to carry around. Nice!
Now I’m even more interested to see what Apple announces on Wednesday. Electronic textbooks could be a killer app for a tablet.
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(Cross-posted @ The 40-Year-Old Freshman)