A report released today by the Student PIRGs shows that an alternative textbook model called open textbooks could save undergraduate students more than a billion dollar a year.
New report shows alternative textbook model could save students a billion dollars.
In this report we explore consumer complaints about debt collection, with the aim of uncovering patterns in the problems consumers are experiencing with debt collectors and documenting the role of the CFPB in helping consumers successfully resolve their complaints.
Today, a survey released by INPIRG shows that 65 percent of student consumers have opted out of buying a college textbook due to its high price, and nearly half say that textbook costs can dictate whether they take a course.
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Use of open textbooks, one form of OER, is gaining traction across different types of colleges and universities, and the catalog of OER textbooks continues to expand.
Artificially intelligent software is reshaping traditional teaching materials—but it's unclear what the new technology will take away from the learning experience.
Students can spend $1,300 per year on textbooks, but online textbooks could ease that burden, a new analysis finds
College students could save an average of $128 a course if traditional textbooks were replaced with free or low-cost “open-source” electronic versions, a new report finds.
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