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Open Educational Resources: Why OER?

Why OER?

Textbooks are expensive! The cost can create barriers for students.

The National Association for College Stores reports that students spend an average of $579 on textbooks! This amount has slowly decreased over the past few years as students are able to rent books, purchase used books, or take classes using open educational resources. By adopting OER for your courses, you can help create equity in access for students at Ventura College.

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