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Open source college textbooks from Flat World Knowledge

by DemoPit on August 20, 2009

Flat World Knowledge is a leading publisher of open textbooks for higher education. Flat World’s textbooks are written by the world’s leading subject matter experts. The books are peer reviewed, professionally edited, and made available for free online to educators and students. Educators have the freedom to use the books as-is, or to mix, mash or edit them to suit their unique classroom requirements.

Students can access the books for free, or purchase alternatives from print-on-demand versions of the books, to audio versions, to downloadable versions and more at a fraction of the cost of traditional textbooks.

Flat World Knowledge backs its textbooks with an online social learning platform that allows students to learn from each other as well as from the book.

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