Reducing Textbook Costs: Paths for Student Success, presented by ATL

DateNovember 19, 2021
Time3:00 - 4:00 pm
LocationJesse H. Jones Library, Jones 200
DescriptionTextbook selection is serious business. We look for the textbooks we believe most suitably support the course’s learning objectives, especially if they come with valuable ancillary materials. For many Baylor students, however, the cost of acquiring required textbooks often exceeds their financial means. Far too many start the semester without crucial resources or even go without for the entire class. Fortunately, this economic barrier is not insurmountable. In this seminar, we will hear from a panel of Baylor faculty (Jacquelyn Duke, Steve Gardner and Jodien Johnson) who have successfully replaced expensive course materials with open textbooks and other zero- to low-cost alternatives.
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