Open educational resources offers cheaper supply options to students

By Steven Adamo The high-cost of textbooks is one of many topics of discussion          during Open Access Week, with workshops held today and Thursday at the Helen Miller Bailey library. During the workshops, librarian Cynthia Mari Orozco will discuss Open Educational Resources (OER). “OER are openly licensed materials that are free to use,” Orozco said. These materials are syllabi, assignments, tests, projects and free, or low-cost,…

October 25, 2017
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ELAC faces impending deficit, enrollment grows

By Steve Adamo Despite growing enrollment, talk of an upcoming deficit was the main topic of the East Los Angeles College Shared Governance Council meeting Monday. During his presentation, Vice President of Academic Affairs Ruben Arenas provided numerous slides of data and charts that show East Los Angeles College’s record growth and looming deficit. “I do firmly believe that we’d be in a much worse situation, if we hadn’t tied…

October 25, 2017
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