Textbooks 1. If the high school desires to provide textbooks for the students, then it is school’s responsibility to make arrangements to acquire such textbooks.
2. The high school has the option to utilize the Porterville College Bookstore for ordering the textbooks if needed. Porterville College Bookstore Contact: Nic Orizaga Phone: 559-791-2252 Email: SM8015@bncollege.com
3. The high school dual enrollment instructor must connect with the discipline faculty and/or division chair at Porterville College to discuss textbook options to ensure consistency and applicability.
4. The high school dual enrollment instructor has the option to use the same text as used by the PC instructor for the same class.
5. The high school dual enrollment instructor also the option to select another textbook that he/she feels will meet the requirements and intentions of the course outline of record. If an alternative/different text is preferred by the dual enrollment instructor, he/she should consult with the discipline faculty and/or division chair at PC for feedback on options.
a. The dual enrollment instructor will need to identify the desired textbook and contact the publisher and request an instructor/desk copy of a textbook to review.
b. If the alternative text will be used, then the high school has the option (not required) to connect with the Porterville College Bookstore to order the texts for the students if needed.
c. For textbook currency, most universities and colleges prefer textbooks editions that are 5 years or newer.