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CCCOER - Three statewide OER/Zero Textbook Cost Degree Initiatives

CCCOER - Three statewide OER/Zero Textbook Cost Degree Initiatives

Many studies have shown that the high cost of textbooks presents a barrier to student success with a greater adverse effect on traditionally underrepresented low-income and minority students. An OER or Zero Textbook Cost Degree (Z-degree) is a pathway to a degree or credential where textbook costs have been eliminated or significantly reduced through the adoption of open educational resources and zero-cost instructional materials. These...

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