SubscribeRSS FeedItunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneInConnect@topcastnow (Use #topcastnow)Email Topcast Get More TOPcastEpisode 41: Big & Good: Will the Iron Triangle Allow for Both?Episode 40: “Boost Your Online Program Enrollment with this One Tip!” (aka Marketing of Online Programs)Episode 39: Introducing the Teaching Online Preparation ToolkitEpisode 38: Storytelling and Empathy in Online EducationEpisode 37: 6 Deadly Sins of Online Teaching View AllPosted on March 1, 2016March 30, 2018 by Jonathan PizzoEpisode 11: Getting to the Goal of Going Textbook Free About Episode 11:Join hosts Kelvin Thompson and Thomas Cavanagh as they discuss making higher ed more affordable for students with their guest Dr. Karen Vignare. (Second episode in an occasional mini-series on “the iron triangle” of cost, access, and quality.) https://media.blubrry.com/ucf_topcast/p/cdl.ucf.edu/staticfiles/topcast/topcast-111.mp3Podcast (teaching-online-podcast): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS Download Transcript [PDF, RTF] Episode 11 Show Notes:Please find various show notes and resources below.Episode Synopsis via TwitterView complete list of episode highlights via TwitterCoffee LinksCoffee Profile: Seattle’s Best Level 4 (featured in this episode)Article: “The Cost of a Cup of Coffee: Where Does the Money Go”Article: “How Much Do You Spend on Coffee Beans?”Content LinksDr. Karen Vignare’s bioUSA Today Article: “Maryland University to Eliminate Textbooks”Video: CBS Baltimore Segment via MSN: “UMUC Says No More Textbooks, Students Save Millions”UMUC’s Student-Facing “Textbook” WebpageeCampus News article about community college programs with no textbooksLike what you see? Tell the world!