May 27, 2010 Daytona State College. Associate Executive Director Report. Associate Executive Director Report. Open Access Textbook Task Force Report, Legislation, and Follow-up (http://www.fldlc.org/pdfFiles/OATTF_Final_Report_All_sections[CORRECTED.pdf) Orange Grove Update
1004.085 F.S. TEXTBOOK AFFORDABILITY
277 (c) That a course instructor or the academic department
278 offering the course determines, before a textbook is adopted,
279 the extent to which a new edition differs significantly and
280 substantively from earlier versions and the value of changing to
281a new edition or the extent to which an open-access textbook may
282 exist and be used.
283 (d) That the establishment of policies shall address the
284 availability of required textbooks to students otherwise unable
285 to afford the cost, including consideration of the extent to
286 which an open-access textbook may be used.
287 (e) That encourages course instructors and academic
288 departments to participate in the development, adaptation, and
289 review of open-access textbooks, in particular, open-access
290 textbooks for high-demand general education courses.