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Saturday, March 16 • 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Seeking Textbook Heroes: Student Perspectives on Best Uses of Textbooks and OERs

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The student-led Textbook Advocacy Group is starting conversations with students, faculty, and other stakeholders about textbooks and OERs in order to promote effective, student-centric uses of textbooks in terms of economics and pedagogy. This presentation will focus on their provocative campaign,TEXTBOOKS SUCK, and the surprising findings the group’s research efforts have uncovered about student perspectives on textbooks and OERs.


Jeff Holzer

Student, Penn State

Madison Salvitti

Student, Penn State

Julia Schrank

Student, Penn State

Gokul Sundar

Student, Penn State

Saturday March 16, 2013 2:45pm - 3:30pm EDT
Room 206 215 Innovation Blvd., State College, PA 16801

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