Fewer text books = less expense for students at SLCC

LAFAYETTE ­– There’s something missing from Dr. Mark LaRue’s English classes these days at South Louisiana Community College and students don’t seem to mind at all. LaRue, who teaches Rhetoric and Composition and Composition and Critical Thought, doesn’t require a textbook in his classes. Instead, he utilizes Open Educational Resources – free or minimally priced education materials – to supplement his instruction. “As an experienced instructor, I have accumulated over the years a wealth of resources of my own and from the influence of many texts,” he said. “With that…

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