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College Textbooks Don't Need to Break the Bank: 10 Tips to Save You Money

Nicole Allen | Posted 09.21.2014 | College
Nicole Allen

Even though textbook prices can be pretty outrageous, there are many ways to reduce how much you spend. Being smart about how you shop could save you hundreds of dollars this year.

"Why Open Education Matters?" Check Out the Video Winners

Esther Wojcicki | Posted 07.28.2012 | Education
Esther Wojcicki

Open Education just got a big boost with the announcement of the winners of the "Why Open Education Matters?" competition the week of July 18. Here are three amazing videos to tell you why it matters.

Beyond the Textbook

Lisa Petrides | Posted 08.12.2012 | Education
Lisa Petrides

Probably none of us have gone through high school or college without some relationship to that 20th century artifact of learning called the textbook. Today's students are not experiencing the same thing.

Celebrate Open Education Resources (OER) during Open Education Week March 5-10

Esther Wojcicki | Posted 05.04.2012 | Education
Esther Wojcicki

Want to participate in the most exciting part of the education revolution? You can this week as universities, schools, educators and students around...

Learning What the Best College Teachers Do

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

Most educators agree that we need students who are motivated and can become life-long learners. These students exist now as the exception; we need to make them the rule.

Digital Textbooks, Real Gains for Education

Lisa Petrides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Petrides

Governor Schwarzenegger has a plan to make California the first state in the nation to provide its schools with free digital textbooks.