Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Custom Textbooks

SOURCE: Inside Higher Ed (News)

Pearson Custom Publishing is working with faculty at Rio Solado community college in Arizona to print custom textbooks assembled from multiple sources.
On Wednesday, the Arizona community college announced a partnership with Pearson Custom Publishing to allow Rio Salado professors to piece together single individualized textbooks from multiple sources. The result, in what could be the first institution-wide initiative of its kind, will be a savings to students of up to 50 percent, the college estimates, as well as a savings of time to faculty, who often find themselves revising course materials to keep pace with continuously updated editions.

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