DailyDirt: Open Textbooks Starting To Save Students Real Money

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One aspect of the open educational resources movement (OER) is open textbooks that are free to use — content in the public domain or with copyright terms that require only attribution (or attribution and share-alike clauses). Open textbooks have taken some time to get written, reviewed and adopted — but now that there are hundreds of these books available, students should be able to use them freely and benefit from (and even contribute to) these educational materials.

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Jonathan says:

Not just immoral but pointless as well. Your professors or teachers give you assignment as an opportunity to do an actual research and learn something new and as a consequence understand the subject better and earn more money.Instead you spend money with zero in return for yourself.
Reconsider the atual economic ration in it. Since everything we do in life is tied up to finances. But if you are really looking for a good service http://essaytools.com/ here we go.

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