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The Open Education Initiative at UMass Amherst: Taking a Bite Out of High-Cost Textbooks

Marilyn S. Billings, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Sarah C. Hutton, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Abstract

This presentation highlights the successful Open Education Initiative begun at UMass Amherst in the spring of 2011. This initiative is co-funded by the Provost's Office and the University Libraries and is leveraged by a strong partnership among the University Libraries, Center for Teaching and Faculty Development, and OIT's Academic Computing, key elements of its success.

Suggested Citation

Marilyn S. Billings and Sarah C. Hutton. "The Open Education Initiative at UMass Amherst: Taking a Bite Out of High-Cost Textbooks" University of Massachusetts Curricular Re-Design Symposium. Shrewsbury, MA. Jan. 2013.
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/marilyn_billings/51