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Open Textbooks: Advocacy groups

Information about open textbooks, one type of open educational resource.

Frequently Used

Advocacy groups

  • Affordable Learning LOUISiana ""Saving students money on education, reducing the costs of instructional materials, and providing equity in access to learning materials on the first day of class are the primary goals of the national initiative and brand, Affordable Learning," Carried out by LOUIS."
  • College Open Textbooks Community "Driving awareness, adoptions, and affordability."
  • Open Access Textbooks, a two-year "a two-year initiative to create a sustainable model for the discovery, production, and dissemination of open textbooks."
  • Open Education Consortium, an international group
  • Open Education Initiative, from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst.  " The Open Education Initiative is a faculty incentive program that encourages the use of existing low-cost or free information resources to support our students’ learning."  More about open textbooks than the full scope of open education resources. 
  • Student PIRGs (Public Interest Research Groups) "Make Textbooks More Affordable" and "Open Textbooks"

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