NDUS seeks free online textbooks for students | Jamestown Sun
"Students at North Dakota’s state-run colleges will get a break on text-book costs if a pilot program moves forward. Tanya Spilovoy, North Dakota University System director of distance education and state authorization, said the Legislature’s Higher Education Funding Committee responded positively last week to her proposed plan to train faculty members to use free online textbooks in place of traditional books ... Her proposal would create a partnership with the University of Minnesota, which put together its own library of free online textbooks in 2012. Spilovoy said this would be the first step in moving toward using other free resources, such as vetted educational videos and interactive online tools ..."