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Textbook Affordability Group (TAG)

girl in a library with a stack of booksRCC’s Textbook Affordability Group (TAG) works to reduce the cost burden on RCC students, promoting the development and adoption of high-quality alternatives to expensive traditional textbooks.

If you’d like to join the effort, please email [email protected] to subscribe to TAG’s internal listserv to learn about upcoming TAG meetings and other information related to textbook affordability.

Latest News

  • With Oregon’s recent passage of HB 2213 on textbook affordability, TAG has a lot on the agenda for 2019-2020. The law mandates that colleges and universities develop a Textbook Affordability Plan that informs faculty and students about affordable options, develops measurable goals to reduce textbook costs, and mitigates the impact of reduced bookstore revenues, while maintaining faculty’s academic freedom to choose course materials. 
  • Check out the RCC Library’s updated Open Educational Resources (OER) page.
  • Read more about RCC instructors who were awarded an Open Oregon Educational Resources grant and are now creating a new OER textbook for ABE Math classes.
  • Read more at RCC's blog