Governor also vetoes bill sought to pressure publishers to lower textbook prices, but signs competing bill that publishers backed.
If a book list is the blueprint for a course, Rio Salado College is about to start from scratch.
Key educators and foundation officials issue manifesto calling for more course material to be free and easily available online.
When black people or topics are covered in overviews of American government and politics, they end up in the civil rights chapter, study finds.
Colleges grapple with ways to offer students cheaper options, but research suggests problems with some methods.
Three faculty members involved in developing free online textbooks explain why they're sold on the open source model.
Initiative aims to create and evaluate material, while also assessing the viability of the open access model.
Rice University's open educational resources Web site publishes a popular 2-year college text for anyone to read, reuse or remix -- free.
With slew of new announcements and partnerships, some publishers, colleges and even bookstores seem poised to offer e-textbooks as a serious alternative for students.
A pilot at the University of Texas at Austin will replace printed textbooks with electronic versions for all students in certain classes, free of charge.
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