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Affordable Learning Solutions Community: CSU's Systemwide Strategy

The CSU’s Affordable Learning Solutions Campaign is designed to enable faculty to choose and provide quality educational content that is more affordable for their students. CSU students typically pay over $800 per year for their books. By reducing their expenses, we believe we can provide better access to a quality CSU learning experience. We are launching this campaign in 2010 and will be continuously improving the services to CSU faculty and students each semester. The Affordable Learning Solutions website is designed to: • Make it easy for faculty, staff, and students to find no/low cost course content that can substitute for more costly textbooks • Enable faculty to be recognized for their efforts in reducing costs for students • Share practices for using no/low cost digital content in... Show More


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norbert boruett
norbert boruett (Health Care Professional)
9 years ago

The author puts forward a strong case on the cost of buying text books in an American scenario. The situation is replicable in other developed countries and certainly worse in the developing world.

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