Can Students Really Save 80% by Choosing Open Textbooks? [Infographic]


We’ve posted a few articles lately about open source textbooks and whether or not they will be the silver bullet everyone is looking for as the cost of course materials rises. Kristen Winkler wrote two excellent pieces about how open source is taking over the textbook industry and whether or not DIY (custom) textbooks are a promising solution for students.

This infographic explores some of the trends and statistics about open source textbooks — including the fact that students could save up to 80% on course materials by choosing open textbooks.


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