We're here to help you get the best from your textbook provision scheme from Kortext. Below you'll find tips to help you use your textbooks in lectures, plan for teaching, and help with encouraging your students to access and read their books. Read on to find out how best to utilise your deal!

 

Tips & Tricks

  • Textbooks can be accessed anywhere, anytime, from any device - students can access from their bedroom, the train, wherever they want to read their textbooks
  • Make notes that can be shared - you can link directly to certain sections of the textbook, include seminar notes and presentations, and link within your VLE
  • All highlights and comments instantly sync across all devices
  • Text to speech makes textbooks accessible for all
  • References can be produced easily for all styles of referencing

How to Encourage Your Students to Read Their Textbooks

  • Student tracking - discover how your students are engaging with the textbook and whether they are using all the content that they need to succeed in their course. You can then encourage them to engage further, ensuring they have everything they need to excel
  • Tell your students about their textbooks - reference access within lectures, presentations, and within emails, directing your students to their provided textbook
  • Don't forget to tell students it's free for them and an included benefit within their course
  • How to get the most out of your deal - don't hesitate to get in touch with your sales representative to ensure that you and your students can get the most out of your provision deal

Testimonials

"Students don't have the added stress of finding that the book they want has been taken by someone else when they want it. They also save money by not having to buy the book themselves." -- Lecturer, 2022 Survey

"It is essential to enable equal participation in courses for students from all backgrounds." -- Lecturer, 2022 Survey

"It sets an expectation to engage with the book... Some students like the ability to write, highlight and/or put post-it notes into books to remind them of important things they may want to include in their assignments." -- Lecturer, 2022 Survey