Eastern Gateway honored for digital textbook move

YOUNGSTOWN — Eastern Gateway Community College has received the 2021 Institutional Stewardship Award from the Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching project for the schools commitment to transition to low-cost or free digital textbook.

Starting in 2017, EGCC began the transition away from expensive traditional textbooks. Today, more than 200 of EGCC’s courses use open educational resources, saving students $22.6 million in textbook costs, according to the school.


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