Study indicates free textbooks boost grades | Education Dive

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"Dive Brief: Research at the University of Georgia has shown that students given free course material not only save money but get better grades, according to Inside Higher Education. About half of the more than 20,000 students in the six-year study were given free digital textbooks for eight courses, including biology, history, psychology and sociology. Among students who used the open educational resources (OER), about 12% more received A grades and the number of students dropping out was about 3% less...."


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07/18/2018, 15:44

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07/18/2018, 11:44