Status of ITS resources
Increasing costs of commercial print resources are a major concern for both students and their parents. There are several goals of the Open/Alternative textbook fee:
The fee is assessed at the course level and only approved courses will be eligible. The fee can be applied to one or multiple sections of the same course. A proposed course may include:
All K-State faculty who teach a course with an open/alternative resource at K-State are eligible to apply for this fee. Examples can be found on the Open Textbook Resources page.
In your application, please provide the required information for the following questions:
All K-State faculty who teach a course with an open/alternative resource at K-State are eligible to apply for this fee.
Materials not eligible for the fee include:
Applications will be reviewed by a panel consisting of two teaching faculty, a representative from K-State Libraries, a representative from the Student Access Center, and at least one student.
The fee award will be based on responses to narrative questions above and criteria below:
For approved courses, the fee collected will be divided between the supporting department (89%) and the Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative (9%), leaving 2% for bad debt. Following the rules of the university regulations and policy, departmental funds may be used as deemed by the department.
For more information or to discuss a potential fee application please contact:
Dr. Andy Bennett Mathematics (785) email@example.com
Dr. Brian LindshieldDepartment of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics, and Health (785) firstname.lastname@example.org
Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship 118 Hale Library(785) email@example.com
1117 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506
CALL › 785-532-3014
EMAIL › firstname.lastname@example.org
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