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The high cost of textbooks

{This discussion is cross-posted on Postsecondary Completion and Financial Literacy groups}

We all know that the cost of going to college has increased substantially in recent years but I came across this graph and it was humbling to see the cost of textbooks being compared to consumer price index. I want to find a graph similar to this one for college tuition.

Reading and the text medium: printed book, eReader, tablet, and audio book

We've had some discussion in Reading and Writing about selecting text materials for instructional purposes and the need to be sensitive to a number of dimensions for selecting those texts (e.g., level of difficulty, density of the text, interest area). 

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