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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... More
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Date Added to MERLOT: July 24, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 15, 2013
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Submitter: Gerry Hanley
Keywords: library resources, digital books, eBooks, sharing practices, open textbooks, Textbook affordability, Open Educational Resources, OER

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Avatar for norbert boruett
6 years ago

norbert boruett (Health Care Professional)

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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