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During the Fall 2022 semester, eleven Oberlin Group institutions in association with the Open and Equitable Access to Scholarship Working Group conducted a student textbook survey adapted from the 2016 Florida Virtual Campus survey and the 2019 Gettysburg College survey. The goal of the project was to gain a better understanding of how the costs of course materials impact our own students. This presentation provides an overview of those results as well as action steps we as a campus can take to better support our students.

This study was coordinated by the Oberlin Group - Open and Equitable Working Group.


This presentation was delivered to the Bates College community on Monday, March 6th at noon EST.

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