Weighing the Pros and Cons of Textbooks [Audio and Video]

BC Open Textbook Project Faculty Fellow Rajiv Jhangiani interviewed by CBC Radio and Global Television.

Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani

Designed to be accessible, enabling, and affordable, the BCcampus Open Textbook Program started strong and continues to evolve, and it’s no surprise that interest in this project is growing across the country and around the world.

Open Textbook Faculty Fellow, Rajiv Jhangiani, was recently interviewed by CBC Radio trend reporter, Jason Osler, discussing financial benefits of open textbooks, digital learning formats, and immediate, permanent access to education. Jhangiani was later interviewed by Global Television.

Jhangiani will be a keynote speaker at the upcoming BCcampus Open Textbook Summit. For more information, click to visit the summit website.

Click below to listen to Rajiv Jhangiani’s interview with CBC Radio’s trend reporter, Jason Osler:


Click below to listen to Rajiv Jhangiani’s interview with Global Television:

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Notable Quotes

“Textbooks are dead. They’re dinosaurs.” – Brian Kibby, president of textbook publishing giant McGraw-Hill Higher Education

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