eLearning Caucus organizes discussion on textbook-free degree program, lowering costs with open educational resources

textbook-publishing-openWashington, D.C. -- A Virginia community college is piloting a textbook-free degree program comprised entirely of open educational resources (OER) -- from textbooks to the program itself, the components of which will be released for use by other institutions.

Tidewater Community College is still in its first year of the planned two-year pilot, but its vice president for academic affairs, Daniel DeMarte, addressed congressional staffers Monday during a panel discussion organized by the congressional eLearning Caucus.

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