Students desire cost savings and convenience. Faculty desire flexibility and academic freedom. But above all, everyone wants to see students succeed. Inclusive Access is transforming learning by enabling students to easily access affordable textbooks and more from the first day of class.
New full-service, online bookstore gives students convenient access to low-cost course materials
Akademos chosen to power the College’s new online bookstore and course materials platform
We are thrilled that River Parishes Community College has partnered with us to run their full-service online bookstore. RPCC, a member of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, is among a growing group of higher education institutions using an online retail model to streamline the complex process of managing course materials. The new RPCC online store will launch this summer to support the fall semester
The new platform provides students personalized access to low-cost course materials
We are excited to announce that Spalding University, a private liberal arts institution in downtown Louisville, Ky., has partnered with Akademos to launch its new online bookstore. Spalding’s diverse community of over 1800 students will have access to the largest selection of low-cost course materials beginning with the Summer 2020 semester.
The biennial survey provides insights from academic leaders on the rapidly changing textbook and course materials environment
Our 2020 Survey of Academic Leadership white paper is now available for download! This survey explores the current state of textbooks and course materials, and how institutions continue to prioritize reducing course material costs and understand their impact on student success. It also compares trends from previous surveys to give you a broader understanding of the changing course material environment and the pace at which it has evolved.
At Akademos, we understand that the textbook and course materials landscape is always changing. There seems to be a new model that promotes textbook affordability for students everyday. In the midst of the rising popularity of Open Educational Resources (OER) and Inclusive Access (IA), equitable access is only just emerging. So what exactly is it, and how does it enable student success? Check out our infographic below!