Zero Cost Course Reading List

Beattie. E. (2017, November 2). “KPU unveils sweet suite of courses with no-cost textbooks.” BCcampus. Retrieved from https://bccampus.ca/2017/11/02/kpu-unveils-sweet-suite-of-courses-with-no-cost-textbooks

Bliss, T.J. (2015, 6 January). Z as in zero: Increasing college access and success through zero-textbook-cost degrees. William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Retrieved from https://hewlett.org/z-as-in-zero-increasing-college-access-and-success-through-zero-textbook-cost-degrees/

DeMarte, D., and L. Williams. (2015). The “Z-degree”: Removing textbook costs as a barrier to student success through an OER-based curriculum. Retrieved from https://www.scribd.com/document/256155220/Z-Degree-Report-2015-Tidewater-Community-College

Lakeland PBS. (2017, Oct 19). New Zero Textbook Cost Degree Offered At CLC. Youtube. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YZ_ogf4eZc Licenced under a Creative Commons CC BY licence

Mays, E. (2018, 15 February). Supercharged OER at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Pressbooks News. Retrieved from https://pressbooks.com/2019/02/15/supercharged-oer-at-kwantlen-polytechnic-university/ 

Mesa Community College. (n.d.). Z Degree. Retrieved from https://ctl.mesacc.edu/teaching/z-degree/ 

Tetzlaff, R. (). Z-Degrees: Can they Make College Affordable? College Factual. Retrieved from https://inside.collegefactual.com/stories/z-degrees-and-reducing-college-textbook-costs

Virginia Community Colleges. (2015, 11 May). Virginia’s Community Colleges Receive Grant to Cut Textbook Costs. News. Retrieved from http://www.vccs.edu/newsroom-articles/virginias-community-colleges-receive-grant-to-cut-textbook-costs/

Wiley, D., Williams, L., DeMarte, D., & Hilton, J. (2016). The tidewater Z-degree and the INTRO model for sustaining OER adoption. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 24, 41. Retrieved from https://epaa.asu.edu/ojs/article/view/1828/1763

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