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Discover Open Textbooks Workshop at Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD)

Last Friday, I had the pleasure of giving a Discovering Open Textbooks workshop at the Los Angeles Trade Tech College with about 30-35 faculty and staff from LACCD.   Many faculty and staff were looking for affordable textbook solutions and were already seeking out open or free educational resources to incorporate into their classes.   Disciplines represented ranged from Art, English, Spanish, Labor, Chemistry, Oceanography, Business, Computer Applications, Career Planning, Music, Theater,…

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Added by Una Daly on March 6, 2011 at 12:06am — No Comments

CA Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Textbook Affordability Initiative

Find out details about the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Textbook Affordability Initiative.



Information includes:



* Chancellor’s letter to Presidents re Textbook Affordability

* Recommendations to Reduce Textbook Costs and Promote Student Access and Success

* Summits and Presentations

* Legislation and… Continue

Added by Judy Baker on January 13, 2010 at 10:26pm — No Comments

"Evaluating and Choosing Textbooks" by M.E. Lepionka

In her paper titled "Evaluating and Choosing Textbooks," Mary Ellen Lepionka offers offers many insights into textbook adoption. She is the author of Writing and Developing Your College Textbook, 2nd Edition (Atlantic Path Publishing, 2008) and Writing and Developing College Textbook Supplements (Atlantic Path Publishing, 2005). She also conducts workshops on academic… Continue

Added by Judy Baker on January 1, 2010 at 6:24pm — No Comments

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