Bill Could End Academic Freedom In Hawaii - Honolulu Civil Beat
lkfitz's bookmarks 2018-01-31
"The Senate Higher Education chair will be hearing Senate Bill 2328 this Tuesday at 1:15 pm. The bill states (with bold added):
Beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, all courses at all campuses within the University of Hawai’i system that require the use of instructional materials, including textbooks, shall use instructional materials from the open educational resources at the University of Hawaii; provided that the use of instructional materials, including textbooks, that requires a student to purchase or pay a subscription for the materials shall be prohibited; provided further that if open educational resources does not have relevant instructional materials available for a course, the faculty member or lecturer responsible with providing instruction for the course shall create the instructional materials and offer those materials free of charge to students through open educational resources."