Fall 2020 has the largest offering yet of Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) and low-cost Open Educational Resources (OER) classes at Skyline College! 78 Faculty ZTC Champions have implemented digitally available no-cost Creative Commons licensed and library electronic resources in their classes. Together, they are offering 160 $0-cost-to-students classes and 30-classes using a low-cost required course resource alongside a no-cost OER textbook. From Spring 2018 through Fall 2020, Faculty ZTC Champions have ensured Skyline Students kept $3,846,434.69 in their pockets!
By choosing digitally available, no-cost OER & ZTC course materials ZTC Champions:
- Save students money now!
- Ensure students have access to materials on day 1 of class!
- Ensure access long after semester ends!
- Protect student privacy and data!
Your textbook and course material choices have a direct impact on students’ lives!
Ready to choose ZTC? Begin with our OER by Subject Research Guide, https://guides.skylinecollege.edu/oersbysubject, or email the ZTC Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for ZTC and OER classes? They are searchable in WebSchedule!
Article by Ame Maloney