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A preliminary examination of the cost savings and learning impacts of using open textbooks in middle and high school science classes
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 13, No. 3 (May 22, 2012) pp. 262–276
Proponents of open educational resources claim that significant cost savings are possible when open textbooks displace traditional textbooks in the classroom. Over a period of two years, we worked with 20 middle and high school science teachers ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 917–919
Rather than using a traditional text, students in an educational foundations course write their own text using Wikibooks. The notion of student-generated textbooks calls into question many issues of credibility, traditional definitions of expertise, ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 920–922
Instructors chose course textbooks while publishers largely control textbook content and the often exorbitant prices paid for these texts. Students, meanwhile, have little say in this process. Recent research suggests wikitextbooks could shift the...