Open Access Task Force (OATTF)


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This survey was part of a final report of the Open Access Textbook Task Force (OATTF). The report contains a rational for open access textbooks, and a plan to promote and increase the use of open access textbooks in Florida. The objectives of this survey study (Appendix B of final report) has been to collect information from university, state and community college faculty and administrators and from student government leaders regarding their knowledge, awareness and opinions about open access textbooks, supplementary materials and other digital education products. The Open Access Textbook Task Force established two separate online surveys in order to assist the Task Force in developing information to address access and affordability of learning materials for higher education students in the state of Florida. The first survey gathered responses from a statewide higher educational faculty and administrators and a second survey gathered information from student government leaders. This appendix presents the results of the faculty and administrator survey.



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