Post Tagged with: "#Textbookbroke"

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#Textbookbroke campaign demands more affordable, cost-effective solution

As the semester commences at universities across Ontario, many post-secondary students find themselves conflicted by the cost of course materials. The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA), an organization dedicated to representing the needs of undergraduate students across the province, relaunched the campaign #TextbookBroke to address the matter of practically unaffordable course materials and rally towards creating more reasonably priced or […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
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A look at textbook costs in the era of #textbookbroke

The cost of textbooks has been a topic of discussion and debate more or less since they were first invented, but the conversation has taken a significant turn lately as the #textbookbroke hashtag began trending earlier this year. The textbook industry is a strange one, without many direct comparisons. It is synergistically powered by the education industry to a point […]

by Karlis Wilde· · Features ·