Gerry Hanley, CSU Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of SkillsCommons explains how the cost of course materials can often exceed the cost of tuition for those courses. Using SkillsCommons Affordable Learning Solutions websites can help institutions and students find free e-textbooksand online course materials that can be adopted and revised to help students and instructors.
Are you using free eTextbooks in your teaching or your learning? Have you created free eTextbooks? We invite you to catalog these resources in MERLOT. Your colleagues and students around the world will thank you!
First: Become a member of MERLOT (It will take about 2 minutes and it’s FREE).
Second: Fill out the online form to Contribute a Material. (It will take about 4 minutes the first time and step-by-step instructions for contributing materials (PDF) to MERLOT are available).