This online community is for members of the California State University and the higher education community to share their strategies for improving the affordability of quality course materials for students.
What's New at AL$
The 4th annual AL$ workshop took place Feb. 11-13 in San Diego in collaboration with the Textbook Affordability Conference.
AL$ 2015 Grant Funding (RFP) Information
Like to hear your thoughts about how to invite faculty to adopt open textbook for COOL funding; March deadline...Continue
Started by Cyril Oberlander. Last reply by Leslie Kennedy yesterday.
Here’s an excellent opportunity for your campus to continue to keep a CSU education affordable for our students.This year we will be combining the 4th Annual Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) workshop to support campuses designing and deploying…Continue
Started by Leslie Kennedy. Last reply by LauraS Feb 18.
The Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) community includes those interested in bring digital content and tools into the learning management system. I am a consultant to AL$, specializing in LMS integrations and am a resource to help inform the…Continue
Started by Jeffrey Kahn. Last reply by Sandra Bozarth Mar 15, 2013.
Here we'll discuss various initiatives libraries can undertake to promote their content and services to faculty in order to reduce the cost of course reading materials.In the coming weeks and months, I'll be showcasing some of the initiatives we're…Continue
Started by David Walker. Last reply by vanglisa Feb 26, 2014.
Fundamental to the deployment of an Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) strategy at your institution, is the effective use of MERLOT services by your community. These MERLOT services include:Open education resources (OERs) such as those that exist…Continue
Started by Sorel Reisman Mar 13, 2012.