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Open Access Knowledge and Scholarship

Date of Award


Culminating Project Type

Starred Paper

Degree Name

Curriculum and Instruction: M.S.


Teacher Development


School of Education

First Advisor

Stephen Hornstein

Second Advisor

Hsueh Lo

Third Advisor

Merton Thompson

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Keywords and Subject Headings

technology, electronic textbook, online curriculum, multimedia


A summary and recommendations for the best practice use of online curriculum tools, including the use of electronic textbooks, based on a literature review. The study reviews the importance of multimedia in education, and how multimedia is being used today as part of an online curriculum. The study focuses on the use of an electronic textbook as part of an online curriculum, and the advantages and disadvantages of its use.



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