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ACC celebrates saving textbook costs with Open Education Week

Posted on Fri, 03/01/2019 - 12:21pm

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates Open Education Week, March 4-8, by highlighting the millions of dollars students have saved by taking Z-Degree classes. Z-Degree classes use zero-cost learning materials and open education resources (OER...

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ACC Teaches Without Textbooks

Posted on Fri, 12/21/2018 - 10:00am

Austin Chronicle: ACC Teaches Without Textbooks BY AUSTIN SANDERS, FRI., DEC. 21, 2018 As enrollment for the spring semester at Austin Community College gets underway, the school is encouraging students to consider signing up for "Z-classes," which...

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New zero-cost textbook program saves ACC students more than $2.1 million

Posted on Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:04pm

Austin Community College students are saving millions of dollars in textbooks costs through new course and degree options known as Z-degrees and zero textbook cost (ZTC) classes. The courses use zero-cost learning materials called open educational...

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