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About the Diverging Textbook Prices and Student Expenditures

By Phil HillMore Posts (307) This is part 3 in this series. Part 1 described the most reliable data on A) how much US college textbook prices are rising and B) how much students actually pay for textbooks, showing that … Continue reading

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Postscript on Student Textbook Expenditures: More details on data sources

By Phil HillMore Posts (307) There has been a fair amount of discussion around my post two days ago about what US postsecondary students actually pay for textbooks. The shortest answer is that US college students spend an average of … Continue reading

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How Much Do College Students Actually Pay For Textbooks?

By Phil HillMore Posts (307) With all of the talk about the unreasonably high price of college textbooks, the unfulfilled potential of open educational resources (OER), and student difficulty in paying for course materials, it is surprising how little is … Continue reading

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The Coming Digital Textbook Wave

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) Xplana has published some interesting growth projections on digital textbooks in the U.S. higher education market. If you’ve been frustrated by the slow adoption rate, then you’ll like what they have to say. First of … Continue reading

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