Picking up where she left off with last year’s lending library project, Deb Scott will implement a supply check out system and create new kits for each student in the drawing...
ALX grants help faculty transform their course materials for courses of all sizes and types at Ohio State. Typical projects employ multiple strategies, including adopting an open textbook, adapting or remixing open-licensed materials or even creating brand new resources. Each project results in a customized learning experience for students.
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Jasmine Roberts has updated Writing for Strategic Communication, a Pressbook she wrote with the support of a previous ALX grant. Roberts has also expanded the textbook’s...
Mary Anne Beecher, the Design department Chair, will create a digital timeline that will replace a conventional textbook in a course that is moving to an online delivery format...
Education and Human Ecology
As the course moves toward a hybrid in-person and online delivery, Dr. Jones will avoid the adoption of a conventional textbook in favor of fully open learning materials. This...
This project involves the compilation of a new course text which will include openly licensed and library materials. A course redesign will ensure that students are...
Knowlton School of Architecture
Spanish and Portuguese
Elena Foulis will prepare a Pressbook based on OER material which will act as the primary text in a new course for heritage speakers, an often-overlooked series of courses that...
Dr. Berrian will replace a traditional textbook with a series of case studies created using OER, which will provide a problem-based, experiential learning experience for...
Christopher Premanandan is working to develop a new web site that integrates an openly licensed textbook with a tool that allows students to view and manipulate slides...
Dennis Learning Center
This project aims to reduce the cost of a mandatory course supply kit by purchasing an adequate supply of specialized tools that are unlikely to be needed beyond the study of...
In this proposal that spans two regional campuses, Andrew Kinney will curate a collection of digital materials and series of student-enrichments for the compositions course....
After an extended formal assessment process, Christa Teston will replace a textbook with a living, open source repository that provides accessible and affordable materials for...
Evolution Ecology and Organismal Biology
Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
Elizabeth Miller will lead the expansion of the Ximera open textbook platform to the Calculus 1, 2, and 3 courses offered on all of Ohio State’s campuses, including Calculus...
Moritz College of Law
School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences
Erika Kemp proposes to replace the materials from two courses with a collection of curated materials, including videos, Medicare resources, and patient simulation videos....