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Tuesday, March 6 • 21:00 - 22:00
Open Education and Solving the Textbook Cost Crisis - WEBINAR

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Textbooks are one of the fastest growing college expenses in the United States, with prices rising more than four times the rate of inflation and individual books costing $100-200 a piece.  This webinar will delve into the issues behind the high cost of textbooks and how open education is gaining momentum as a solution, incorporating the latest research and success stories from across the country.

Webinar Link https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?password=M.02943F441C348846BC638C0999A5E8&sid=2008170

Website http://www.studentpirgs.org/textbooks

 


Speakers
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Nicole Allen

Director of Open Education, SPARC
Nicole Allen is the Director of Open Education for SPARC. In this role she leads SPARC's work on the issue area of open education, with a dual focus on public policy and engaging the library community to advance the issue on campus. | | Nicole is an internationally recognized expert and leading voice in the movement for open education. Starting more than ten years ago during her own days as a student, she has worked tirelessly to elevate the... Read More →


Tuesday March 6, 2012 21:00 - 22:00
Webinar Virtual

Attendees (15)