More than 900 colleges now have inclusive access textbook programs, incorporating the costs of digital course materials into students’ tuition and fees. But how much does the model actually increase affordability?
The largest-ever study of the impact of open educational resources has found that free, digital learning materials save students money at a reasonable cost to colleges.
Want to help low-income students choose science, technology, engineering, or math fields? Give them more need-based grants, a new study suggests.
More than 2 million students across the U.S. are using free textbooks available through OpenStax, igniting competition—and reducing costs—in the textbook market.
New research suggests that students who receive free course materials at the beginning of a college class perform significantly better than those asked to purchase a textbook.