The BC Open Textbook Project: More than Saving Students Money.
In the fall of 2012, the BC Ministry of Advanced Education announced funding to support the development of open textbooks. The primary goal of the project is to save post-secondary students money by promoting the adoption of free, open textbooks. But there are additional goals and benefits of the open textbook project that will benefit the post-secondary system in BC and beyond. In this presentation, Clint Lalonde from BCcampus will give an update on the BC Open Textbook project, and talk about some of the other open educational goals of the project that go beyond saving students money.