Open Educational Resources Alternatives to Textbooks. Susan Dean De Anza College December 13, 2008. http://faculty.deanza.edu/deansusan. http://www.studentpirgs.org http://www.maketextbooksaffordable.org.
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De Anza College
December 13, 2008
For prospective students, the first test is often their ability to afford the textbooks.
College textbooks are too expensive
OER Tutorial: http://cnx.org/content/col10413/latest/
(Access cnx.org; find content by author Judy Baker)
Lowers the costs of educational materialsfor students
Fosters pedagogical innovation and relevance that avoidsâ€śteaching from the textbookâ€ť
Gives faculty tools to gain control over learning content and delivery.
by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean
Tools for Locating, Organizing,and Delivering OER
Joint effort to develop and use open educational resources and open textbooks in community college courses
Encourage faculty to develop, locate, review, and and promote OER
Support sabbaticals for development and modification of open textbooks
Give credit toward tenure for faculty work on open textbook development
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