|Submission Date||Dec. 17, 2019|
United World College-USA
IN-41: Textbook Affordability
|0.25 / 0.50||
Special Assistant for Strategic Initiatives
Does the institution host a peer-to-peer textbook exchange program, textbook lending library, or alternate textbook project?:
A brief description of the textbook exchange program, textbook lending library, or alternate textbook project:
The College has a textbook lending library with all textbooks needed for classes being provided free of charge.
Does the institution provide incentives for academic staff that explicitly encourage the authorship, peer review, and/or adoption of open access textbooks?:
A brief description of the incentives to encourage the authorship, peer review, and/or adoption of open access textbooks:
Website URL where information about the textbook affordability incentives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
One of the questions in the UWC website's Admissions-FAQs section is "Will I have to pay for books?" The answer is as follows: "While the UWCs all have their own policies regarding textbooks and fees, at UWC-USA we do not charge for books. We have a lending library of textbooks and students are not charged for their use."
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