Affordable Food for Thought

NCCU Author/Contributor (non-NCCU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Danielle Colbert-Lewis, Head of Research and Instructional Services (Creator)
Jamillah Scott-Branch, Assistant Director of Library Services (Creator)
North Carolina Central University (NCCU )
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Abstract: It is a common practice for faculty membersto use high-cost textbooks for the purpose ofintroducing new information to college students. Due to cost, there is growing financial pressures on students. Likewise, the necessary disposal of quickly outdated textbooks suggests that the model is ultimately unsustainable. This recipe provides affordablealternatives to high-cost textbooks and offerslibrarians the tools to assist faculty memberswith redesigning courses using open educational resources (OERs).

Additional Information

The Sustainable Library's Cookbook edited by Raymond Pun and Gary L. Shaffer
Language: English
Date: 2019

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