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Affordable Learning Solutions Community

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.

Location: Long Beach California, USA
Members: 62
Latest Activity: Aug 3

Affordable Learning Solutions Updates

The Next AL$ Webinar

Date & Time:  Thursday, June 11 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm

We will showcase the CSU Long Beach AL$ Initiative and present CourseLoad offering a digital textbook “all-student access” model.

Date & Time:  Thursday, June 11 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Online Access:  via Collaborate

If you have any questions, contact

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AL$ Webinar Schedule and Post-Webinar Recordings 1 Reply

AL$ Webinar Schedule and RecordingsThursday, June 1112:00 - 1:00 PMCSU Long Beach…Continue

Started by Leslie Kennedy. Last reply by Leslie Kennedy May 14.

Share your ideas "RFP" to faculty adopting open textbook for Fall 2015 COOL funded... 2 Replies

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 Mar 3.

AL$ Campus Success Stories 12 Replies

At the TAC 2015 Conference, CSU campuses presented their success stories and this community conversation is used to ask questions, provide comments and suggestions.Continue

Started by Gerry Hanley. Last reply by Naomi Moy Feb 16.

4th Annual Affordable Learning Solutions Workshop & Textbook Affordability Conference Feb. 11-13, 2015, San Diego, CA 9 Replies

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 Leslie Kennedy Mar 17.

LMS Integration in support of AL$ 15 Replies

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

Tags: LTI, IMS, BLTI, Common Cartridge, block

Started by Jeffrey Kahn. Last reply by Sandra Bozarth Mar 15, 2013.

AL$ Library Services 4 Replies

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.

AL$ MERLOT Campus Support

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

Tags: Education, Resources, Open, MERLOT, learning

Started by Sorel Reisman Mar 13, 2012.

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