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Open Textbook Day at the Library

Open textbooks are free online, cheap to print, and have saved NMC students $481,000 since Fall 2015! Come learn more about the Open Educational Resources movement on Tuesday, March 21, all day in the library. Textbook Petting Zoo: Compare quality and prices of traditional textbooks and their OER counterparts. Student/Faculty Textbook Forum: A discussion between… Continue Reading Open Textbook Day at the Library

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Brian Sweeney

Around Campus: Brian Sweeney and Open Educational Resources

Brian Sweeney saw how much his physics book cost–just over $200–and he decided that that was too much for his students, most of whom would never take another physics class. Noticing how often his students turned to YouTube and the internet to get tutorials and watch supplementary videos, Brian decided that if his students were… Continue Reading Around Campus: Brian Sweeney and Open Educational Resources

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