terça-feira, 7 de fevereiro de 2012

Quick Takes: National Online Textbook Database

Quick Takes: National Online Textbook Database

The U.S. Department of Education’s Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance proposed the creation of a national online textbook database to reduce costs of course materials.


National System Welcomes Discounts

The cost of attending college is rapidly rising, and with it are the escalating costs of textbooks. The College Board has predicted that the average student at a four-year public university will spend $1,137 this year on textbooks alone. In 2007, the U.S. Department of Education’s Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance proposed the creation of a national digital marketplace that would reduce costs by uploading textbooks online.

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