OpenStax makes its online learning tools free
On top of the publisher's already free catalog of textbooks, online homework resources are now free to teachers and students during the public health crisis.
Georgia State U. says digital textbooks will save students $300K
Through a recent $30,000 grant, the school is joining a growing trend of students relying more heavily on digital resources.
University students saved $177 million in 2018 using OpenStax OER
The era of traditional textbooks and their high costs is coming to a close, says OpenStax' David Harris.
Nearly half of U.S. colleges are using OpenStax textbooks this year
The Rice University-based OER publisher reported that students across 5,160 colleges and universities are saving a combined 77 million on its textbooks.
The evolution of educational publishing: Does OER have a quality problem?
Commentary: As students and teachers seek to make education more affordable, they should consider a peer-review process for open educational resources.
How OER can help overcome the higher education equity barrier
In addition to spreading access to knowledge, the digital-focused education tools can help lower the cost of education for students, experts say.
OpenStax grows in popularity, but overall awareness of OER remains low
Higher ed faculty are increasingly turning to OpenStax for low-cost, openly licensed printed and digital materials for their students.