It’s been said before. The cost of college is rising between tuition, housing, and textbook costs. Yet, one area to cut spending for students is in the cost of learning materials. Open educational resources (OER) have been sweeping the market, especially with the help of higher education movers and shakers like Saylor.org and Open Courseware Consortium. The infographic below shows how open textbooks can save students big money on earning an education.
Check out our coverage of open textbooks and OER below:
- 14 Open Resources For High School
- OER Brings Affordable Learning to More Students
- Q&A: CK-12 Says OER & Tech Can Unlock Cheaper, Better Learning
- Has the OER Tipping Point Arrived?