The Ministry of Education in South Korea has announced that they intend to digitize all text books in schools by 2015, thus removing textbooks from schools and replacing them with digital books.
The plan is that the digital books will be stored in the cloud and the students will be able to access from from a wide range of digital devices, from tablets to computers and smart TVs.
South Korea has plans for all primary school textbooks will be digitized by 2014 other schools textbooks by 2015, and the Ministry will then provide free tablet PCs to low income families.
South Korea will be spending around $2 billion developing digital textbooks and students will have access to tablets in schools so they can access the digital books from the cloud.
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