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5 Reasons Faculty Will Swoon for MBS Direct’s eText Builder

Posted by Lori Reese on Jul 3, 2018 5:30:00 AM

To outsiders, the phrase custom course pack might sound as dull as a 200-page tax form. Teachers have been copying their favorite stories, chapters, graphics and handouts in a variety of ways for centuries. What makes designing course packs with eText Builder different? Let this long-time teacher tell you.

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Are Course Packs the Right Option for You?

Posted by Liz Schulte on Jul 27, 2017 5:30:00 AM

Schools want to provide students with the best, most well-rounded education possible. In a perfect world, a teacher could draw from multiple sources and develop a syllabus that was specifically designed for the class he/she wanted to teach without costing students more money. However, asking students to purchase multiple course materials for each class is often met with resistance in no small part due to finances. Students are increasingly unhappy with the cost of course materials—especially when the whole text isn’t used. MBS Direct’s eText Builder offers faculty way to provide students with all the materials they need at a fraction of the cost.  

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It's Alive!! Custom Course Materials, Now Even Easier

Posted by Carrie Watkins on Dec 10, 2015 6:00:00 AM

By creating custom course materials, your faculty and staff can provide on-point, cost-effective materials that reflect your curriculum more precisely. And now it's even easier to assemble the right resources — find out how:

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XanEdu and MBS Direct Partnership Aims to Provide Easy and Affordable Custom Course Material Solutions to Higher Ed and K-12 Markets

Posted by Joe Clarkin on Sep 24, 2015 9:05:00 AM
Ann Arbor, Mich.-- XanEdu, Inc. and MBS Direct have partnered to provide a streamlined way to adopt, manage and deliver high-quality custom textbooks to the education market. MBS Direct integrated and launched a white label version, called eText Builder, of XanEdu’s Customization Platform. eText Builder allows faculty to provide course materials specifically tailored to their class objectives, meanwhile reducing the high cost of traditional textbooks.
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MBS Direct's eText Builder. . . In Action!

Posted by Kate Seat on May 21, 2015 11:55:00 AM

Last month, we introduced eText Builder, MBS Direct’s new tool for compiling custom course materials. By choosing to create and adopt custom course packs, your faculty can help students save money and provide a resource that has the potential to precisely reflect the curriculum.

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