Welcome to the open, online and community for campus coordinators, leaders, mentors, and facilitators of textbook affordability plans by campuses in the the California State University.
The California Open Online Library for Education (COOL4Ed) is supporting this online community to aid CSU campuses developing successful proposals for saving students money on course materials through the support for faculty choosing and using quality, online, free and open educational resources.
This discussion forum is focused on helping campuses develop their textbook affordability plan as part of their proposal for funding from CA AB 798 legislation. Faculty and staff from CSU and CCC can ask questions, share ideas, share draft plans by uploading documents, and more in the discussion forum. COOL4Ed staff will facilitate the forum.Continue
Started by Gerry Hanley. Last reply by maria katosvich Aug 31, 2016.
Hello Cool4Ed Voices - 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 or other OER to course outcomes. The link below provides access to slides describing how:…Continue
Started by Shannon Meadows. Last reply by maria katosvich Aug 31, 2016.
AB 798 RFP Prep Toolkits AvailableWhile Toolkit #1 offers help with beginning the process of finding campus partners, orienting yourself with OER, and writing a proposal for submission,and Toolkit #2 offers help with creating elements of your campus plan (including, crafting…Continue
Started by Leslie Kennedy Apr 14, 2016.
At the March conference on Textbook Affordability and AB 798, we received a number of requests for clarifications on the RFP. This discussion forum will be one place where we'll highlight these updates and clarifications. You are also welcome to ask for clarifications about the RFP as well.Continue
Started by Gerry Hanley. Last reply by Gerry Hanley Mar 21, 2016.