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Benefits of Free Textbooks: Thank You from Students to Professors

Access to free textbooks has a huge impact on students: not only do they allow students to save money, they also promote students' overall success in their courses. In this video, VCU Students…

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Benefits of Free Textbooks: Savings

Access to free textbooks has a huge impact on students: not only do they allow students to save money, they also promote students' overall success in their courses. In this video, VCU Students…

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Benefits of Free Textbooks: Stress and Cost Reduction

Access to free textbooks has a huge impact on students: not only do they allow students to save money, they also promote students' overall success in their courses. In this video, VCU Students…

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Benefits of Free Textbooks: Connecting Students and Faculty

Access to free textbooks has a huge impact on students: not only do they allow students to save money, they also promote students' overall success in their courses. In this video, VCU Students…

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Benefits of Free Textbooks: Comparisons and Reactions

Access to free textbooks has a huge impact on students: not only do they allow students to save money, they also promote students' overall success in their courses. In this video, VCU Students…

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Benefits of Free Textbooks: VCU Student Stories [Full video]

Access to free textbooks has a huge impact on students: not only do they allow students to save money, they also promote students' overall success in their courses. In this video, VCU Students…

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Why Middlebrooks chooses open: cost, learning, diversity

Laura Middlebrooks, Teaching Assistant Professor, VCU School of World Studies, shares how her experience creating an OER for SPAN202 has eliminated cost barriers for students and created an…

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Searching for Courses by Textbook Cost

Did you know that you can search for classes based on textbook cost? Students at VCU can search for classes that have low cost ($40 or under) or no cost textbooks. This video walks you through the…

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Why Avasthi chooses open: access, engagement, and student success

Manika Avasthi, Professional Development Instructor, VCU College of Engineering (Formerly of VCU School of Business), shares how her experience customizing an OER for BUSN201 has influenced her…

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Why Murphy-Judy chooses open: learning for, with, and from students

Kathryn Murphy-Judy, Professor of French at the VCU School of World Studies, shares how creating an OER for French 202 has impacted her teaching. Read more on the Library Stories blog. This…

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Impact of Textbook Costs: Cause for Stress

The high costs of course materials can negatively impact students, from how many and which classes they enroll in and complete to how well they do in those classes. In this video, VCU Students share…

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Impact of Textbook Costs: Searching for the Best Price

The high costs of course materials can negatively impact students, from how many and which classes they enroll in and complete to how well they do in those classes. In this video, VCU Students share…

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Impact of Textbook Costs: The Choice to Buy

The high costs of course materials can negatively impact students, from how many and which classes they enroll in and complete to how well they do in those classes. In this video, VCU Students share…

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Impact of Textbook Costs: Choosing the Cheapest Class

The high costs of course materials can negatively impact students, from how many and which classes they enroll in and complete to how well they do in those classes. In this video, VCU Students share…

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Why Bigbee chooses open: flexibility, access, student engagement

John Bigbee, Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology at the VCU School of Medicine, shares why he chose to create Digitial Histology as an OER. Read more on the Library Stories blog. This interview…

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The Impact of Textbook Costs: VCU Student Stories [Full video]

The high costs of course materials can negatively impact students, from how many and which classes they enroll in and complete to how well they do in those classes. In this video, VCU Students share…

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