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Affordable resources increased

The OER initiative is gaining momentum, as the amount of sections providing open educational resources has almost doubled since this past Spring. This fall there...

Zero cost textbooks available

One program that can help improve student success has been gaining traction, but some faculty don’t know it exists. Open Educational Resources (OER) strives...

OER implemented in courses

Textbook costs continue to rise, affecting student budgets nationwide. The average price of a new textbook increased from $58 in 2011-12 to $80 in 2015-16,...

High textbook costs, OER solution

Textbook costs continue to rise, affecting student budgets nationwide. The average price of a new textbook increased from $58 in 2011-12 to $80 in 2015-16,...

Education inspection

A 2 percent decrease in enrollment might not seem like a lot, but it is causing administration to reassess the programs and services provided...

State law pushes free textbook initiative

A state law will go into effect in January 2018 that will give students the opportunity to choose classes based on open educational resources...

Aiming to lower book costs through new courses

On average community college students spend $1,390 per year on books and supplies, according to collegeboard.org. To lessen the burden of educational costs, Online...

OER courses remain unaddressed

The status of Online Educational Resources (OER) courses that a new professor must take over remains ambiguous in regards to the material used, causing...

UC transfer application extended

Students next year may receive some financial relief from a new online content program, that would eliminate the need to buy expensive textbooks, was...

Books that Won’t Break the Bank

Picture a world in which the price of hardcover college textbooks was in the tens instead of the hundreds. Now imagine if the textbooks...

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BRIEF: Sports on hold until 2021

The California Community College Athletics Association (CCCAA) Board of Directors approved the implementation of the Contingency Plan (Plan D) for the return of athletics...

Column: Racist statues still on campus

As racial tensions in the U.S. continue to grow, I would think that Pierce College would want to eliminate any chance of one of...

LACCD Juneteenth March for Our Lives

People gathered for Los Angeles Community College District’s (LACCD) Juneteenth March for Our Lives event on Flower Street and Washington Boulevard near Los Angeles...

LACCD student dies after deputy-involved shooting

            Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) student Andres Guardado died after a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) involved shooting on June 18. He...

The Heroes Among Us

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWoXFv0TGxI&feature=youtu.be Karla Avalos photographs and films essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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