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In Fall 2021, VIVA, Virginia’s Academic Library Consortium, distributed the Virginia Course Materials Survey to a selection of students at Virginia higher education institutions. The survey hoped to explore:
The relationship between educational equity and textbook costs, and
Which textbook features most benefited students’ learning experiences.
This report presents the results from this survey, focused on Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Included is an executive summary, full report, and data set for the VCU summary level data, available as percentages, and select student quotes from the free response.
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VCU Open and Affordable Course Content
Virginia Course Materials Survey_VCU Analysis_Executive Summary
VCU_VIVA Survey Report_Full Report.pdf (681 kB)
Virginia Course Materials Survey_VCU Analysis_Full
VIVA-VCU Data for VCU Report.xlsx (27 kB)
Dataset for VCU data from Virginia Course Materials Survey
VIVA Survey Sample quotes.pdf (97 kB)
Select VCU student quotes from the free response