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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...

Latest news

LACCD and LASD renew their contract for six months

Los Angeles Community College Department’s (LACCD) Board of Trustees in a special meeting Saturday,  Dec. 12,  renewed its contract with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s...

Profs prepare

Pierce College professors are preparing their online coursework for the upcoming semesters as courses are expected to remain online until at least through spring. As...

Pierce music student dies

Pierce College student Alvin Supattarakorn would try to get his hands on most instruments within reach. He even kept a mini keyboard in his...

Sports in the air

UPDATE: Pierce College and the other LACCD schools won't participate in early spring competition. Read the full release here. With new restrictions issued by local...

Keeping the spirit of the season alive, online

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and isolating for a lot of people and the holidays can be an opportunity to reconnect with friends...
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