Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
What's the story with these ads on Slashdot? Check out our new blog post to find out. ×
Education

Submission + - With 'Access Codes,' Textbook Pricing More Complicated Than Ever->

jyosim writes: "Some see it as the latest ploy by textbook publishers to kill the used book market: 'access codes' for online supplements for course work. In some cases professors require students to purchase these codes in order to even see the required homework. One U. of Maine's student's struggle to find a reasonably priced textbook demonstrates the limits the new publisher practices put on students, but some argue that ultimately the era of digital course materials will be better for student learning."
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

With 'Access Codes,' Textbook Pricing More Complicated Than Ever

Comments Filter:

"A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked." -- John Gall, _Systemantics_

Working...