Affordable Learning Materials and Texas State University: First Year Report from the Managing Textbook Costs Committee
Willett, Dana R.
Cavitt, Mary Ellen
Martin, Benjamin R.
<p>In August 2019, Texas State University formed a Managing Textbook Costs Committee composed of students, faculty, and teaching and learning support staff to study the issue of textbook costs for our students. During the 2019-2020 academic year the committee:</p> <ul> <li>scanned departments and colleges for on-going affordable learning materials activity;</li> <li>surveyed students and faculty about learning materials and their costs;</li> <li>explored best practices for adoption of affordable learning materials initiative;</li> <li>conducted a literature review on affordable learning materials; and</li> <li>studied approaches for engaging faculty and students on the subject.</li> </ul> <p>This is the Texas State University Managing Textbook Costs Committee's first year report.</p>
Textbook affordability, Higher education, Affordable learning materials
Sriraman, V., & Willett, D. R., et al. (2020). <i>Affordable learning materials and Texas State University: First year report from the Managing Textbook Costs Committee</i>. Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas.