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520. Sticker Shock: The Rising Cost of Textbooks

Wednesday, 7 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 617, WSCC

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Community Colleges

Presiding: David Forrest Stout, Portland Community Coll., OR

David Forrest Stout's Annotation:
AS PRESIDER IT BEHOOVES ME TO ATTEND!

1. "Lopsided Playing Fields: The High Cost of College Textbooks and Its Distinct Impact on Community Colleges," Falk Cammin, Foothill Coll., CA

2. "Creating and Curating: How the Open Educational Resources Movement Is Transforming College Writing and Reading," Miles McCrimmon, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community Coll., VA

3. "A Patchwork of Sorts: Free Online Materials as Alternatives to Costly Textbooks," Shirin E. Edwin, Sam Houston State Univ.


Subject:

  • The Profession – General

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