Textbook Affordability Initiatives: Supporting Teaching faculty for Student Success
Hoover, Jeanne K.; Johnson, Lee; Shirkey, Cindy; Thomas, Joseph
In this roundtable discussion, we will discuss the role of textbook affordability in student success. Librarians from Joyner Library will share their experiences with their textbook affordability initiatives which include the Course-Adopted Textbook Program and the Alternative Textbook Program. Additionally, a recent Alternative Textbook grant recipient will share her experiences with using course materials that are free for students. The session discussion will also focus on ways to partner with campus departments on textbook affordability initiatives. Additionally, participants will share some sources for discovering course content, and common questions that occur to faculty along the way.