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TAMU’s Prof’s Open Textbook Solution

September 1, 2009

Texas A&M Oceanography professor, Robert Stewart,  makes his three textbooks available for free online.  In fact, he invites others to contribute to his textbooks.  His reasons are:

  • timeliness
  • cost
  • quality control
  • professional recognition
  • multimedia material cannot be printed

Find out more details from his article titled “Some Thoughts on Free Textbooks” published in Educause Review.

Professor Stewart’s open textbooks include:

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