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CC News: British Columbia Embraces Open Textbooks

Elliot Harmon, October 23rd, 2012

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British Columbia has just announced a groundbreaking open textbook policy, providing for open textbooks for 40 popular college courses.

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2 Responses to “CC News: British Columbia Embraces Open Textbooks”

  1. Zamo Ndumo says:

    Very interesting.

  2. gabions says:

    This Open Text Book initiative was quite impressive.
    Im sure we are measuring the success rate of how many of students have been benefited with this, I mean keeping track of downloads through analytics.

    Thanks.