Customized, affordable materials give students the low-cost, yet robust, experience they expect and deserve.
FlexEd provides a complete, flexible courseware solution designed to keep costs down and enhance student outcomes. Building on top of quality OER content, including OpenStax, each course is designed to support student success through a carefully curated multi-modal approach.
XanEdu is the preferred print, distribution, and customization partner for OpenStax, a nonprofit educational initiative based at Rice University. OpenStax offers dozens of free, peer reviewed, digital OER textbooks ideal for college courses.
Design your course materials to fit your course, instead of adapting your course to fit textbooks that may, or may not, meet your course objectives. In addition to your own materials, your custom book or lab manual can include reprinted materials from a variety of sources.
It’s no surprise that college students struggle to afford college tuition and course materials. How then, does the post-pandemic landscape affect this historic higher education problem? Read on for insights on how to successfully implement an institutional strategy for reducing the cost of course materials.
In partnership with Higher Ed Dive’s studioID, this white paper identifies 4 myths hindering the adoption of OER, coupled with insight on why these misconceptions shouldn’t prevent educators from incorporating OER in the classroom.
Recent studies conﬁrm that students will often make important choices around which courses to take (or even how many to take) based on the cost of textbooks. Implementing OER is Easier than You Think.
This first of four webinars in the Affordable Learning Solutions series led by Gerry Hanley, Ph.D. reviews the impact of the affordability of course materials on individual and institutional outcomes.
Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) is an institutional strategy for reducing the cost of course materials for students while providing faculty greater choice in quality educational content. Learn more in this post by Gerry Hanley, Ph.D.
OER resources at your fingertips! Learn more about OER and how to successfully transition courses on your campus to an affordable learning solution.