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Date:3/11/2013

improve learning outcomes."

WileyPLUS, a research-based online learning environment, is proven to enhance student success. WileyPLUS is already offered with more than 300 Wiley titles and is used in more than 20 countries.

Heider said the new partnership represents Wiley's continuing evolution as a knowledge company. "Partnerships, like this one with OpenStax College, help us to fulfill our mission of broadening access to education through flexibile and affordable solutions for students."

OpenStax College's two new introductory biology textbooks -- for majors and nonmajors -- are scheduled to be available for classes in fall 2013, and chapters are available online for preview. Wiley and OpenStax College said they will work with colleges and instructors to set up pilot tests of the new textbooks and WileyPLUS resources this fall. This community effort will enhance the effectiveness and usability of the final product. Heider said prices have not been set, but inclusion of the free books will significantly reduce costs to students.

"'Either/or' thinking closes the door on innovation," Harris said. "Through this partnership, OpenStax College and Wiley are proving that collaboration -- even among unlikely partners -- can yield solutions that benefit students."


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