# access alliance for education

access alliance for education

### independently-authored, value-focused, coursework accelerators

independently-authored, value-focused, coursework accelerators

## Access Alliance for Education is a coursework accelerator. We work with instructors, departments and institutions to help accelerate the learning process by partnering with unique content, resource, and tool providers.

Access Alliance for Education is a coursework accelerator. We work with instructors, departments and institutions to help accelerate the learning process by partnering with unique content, resource, and tool providers.

## OUR COURSES AND SOLUTIONS

OUR COURSES AND SOLUTIONS

## Authored by instructors sharing decades of knowledge, our courses are ready for you to customize and use with your students.

Authored by instructors sharing decades of knowledge, our courses are ready for you to customize and use with your students.

## Simple, intuitive, and highly-engaging, our partner solutions help to accelerate learning.

Simple, intuitive, and highly-engaging, our partner solutions help to accelerate learning.

## VALUE-FOCUSED

VALUE-FOCUSED

## Curating affordable and effective courses and solutions is priority one.

Curating affordable and effective courses and solutions is priority one.

## We seek authors and solution partners that can make a difference in education, while not breaking the bank.

We seek authors and solution partners that can make a difference in education, while not breaking the bank.

## LEARNING GLOBALLY

LEARNING GLOBALLY

## We strive to democratize learning globally. We partner with distribution platforms and learning solutions to reach a global audience.

We strive to democratize learning globally. We partner with distribution platforms and learning solutions to reach a global audience.

# Why Value-Focused?

Why Value-Focused?

### Since 2006, the cost of textbooks has increased by 73 percent ¹—or more than 4X the rate of inflation—with the cost of a single book between $200 and $400.

Since 2006, the cost of textbooks has increased by 73 percent ¹—or more than 4X the rate of inflation—with the cost of a single book between $200 and $400.

### The College Board recommends students budget about $1200 per year for textbooks and supplies.

The College Board recommends students budget about $1200 per year for textbooks and supplies.

### As a consequence, 65% of students opt to go without textbooks due to the high cost.² Of those, 94% were concerned that their decision not to buy the book would affect their grades.²

As a consequence, 65% of students opt to go without textbooks due to the high cost.² Of those, 94% were concerned that their decision not to buy the book would affect their grades.²

### Source: ¹Covering the Cost, Student PIRGs; ²US Public Interest Research Group

Source: ¹Covering the Cost, Student PIRGs; ²US Public Interest Research Group