In the first year since Robin Ashford (E-Learning Librarian) and Gloria Doherty (Hybrid-Learning and Education Technology Director) launched the Open Textbook Initiative at Fox, faculty members saved George Fox students a total of over $118,000 in the 2016-2017 academic year. Kudos!
Supported by the university’s Innovation Fund, the initiative:
Visit these slides to learn why open textbooks and textbook affordability matters at George Fox, along with detailed results of the initiative.
The initiative will be funded for a second year. Contact Robin (firstname.lastname@example.org) to get involved or learn more.
Each participating faculty member wrote a review of one of these textbooks; some went on to adopt them for their courses.
Thanks to all faculty for your good work!
Helping with textbook affordability is a George Fox Library goal. George Fox librarians look forward to working with faculty colleagues to provide high quality educational resources to students while saving them money.
Visit the Library Textbook Affordability Program page to learn more. Feel free to email Robin Ashford (email@example.com) with any questions.