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.
COOL4Ed eTextbook Faculty Showcase ePortfolios
For the campuses who received the COOL4Ed grants, the selected faculty will need to complete an eportfolio in order to showcase the textbook, course in which it was used, and the adoption process.
Cathy Swift, coswift@outlookcom, is standing by to provide as much assistance as possible in this process.
For questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hello AL$ community -Yesterday, Gerry Hanley hosted an Innovations Marketplace Webinar conducted by Ed Map about Content Affordability Solutions. CURATE by Ed Map can help you fulfill the requirements for the AB 798 grant including matching Merlot…Continue
Started by Shannon Meadows May 12.
Dear AL$ Coordinators, The Textbook Affordability Conference (TAC) is scheduled for April 27-29 at UC Davis. A registration site has been created to accommodate…Continue
Started by Leslie Kennedy Apr 14.
Dear AL$ Coordinators,Please join me for the May/June AL$ webinar which will focus on how the campus bookstores facilitate cost savings’ strategies on course materials for CSU students. For example, the SDSU bookstore’s Immediate Access / Opt Out…Continue
Started by Leslie Kennedy. Last reply by Leslie Kennedy May 26.
Request for Proposal Establishing or Expanding Campus AL$ ProjectsRelease date: March 15, 2016 Each CSU campus may submit one proposal for funding to augment the resources they are using to implement their campus AL$ program.Proposal due…Continue
Started by Leslie Kennedy Mar 21.
Started by Leslie Kennedy Dec 14, 2015.
Open Access Conference: Learning from ExperienceSan Jose State University, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. LibraryOctober 23, 2015In celebration of Open Access Week, San Jose State University will be hosting its biennial one-day conference on October…Continue
Started by Ann Agee. Last reply by Gerry Hanley Sep 17, 2015.
Started by Leslie Kennedy. Last reply by Leslie Kennedy Oct 27, 2015.
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, 2015.
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, 2015.