Friday, September 4, 2015

UMUC to eliminate textbooks - Associated Press

The University of Maryland University College plans to eliminate textbooks this fall to save students money by using resources online. Kara Van Dam, a vice provost, said Thursday students will be able use a variety of materials like readings and videos online at no cost. Van Dam says the change will save students thousands of dollars over their academic program. She says other universities are taking similar steps, but UMUC is a front runner in making a transition of this magnitude. http://www.wusa9.com/story/news/local/maryland/2015/08/27/maryland-university-eliminate-textbooks/32484205/

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