The Affordable Learning Exchange (ALX) team offers support to instructors who would like to explore the freely available test banks we have developed in partnership with the Unizin Consortium, the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) and Pennsylvania State University.
The latest cohort of Affordable Learning Exchange (ALX) grant winners has been selected and will begin their affordability projects this spring. This group of 32 individuals will complete projects for 35 different courses across all Ohio State campuses, and are expected to save students over $300,000!
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Dr. Jacquelyn Meshelemiah is passionate about fighting human trafficking. She wanted her students to be passionate too. However, when there are additional costs to a course (like expensive textbooks), some students are unable to take a class— even when the subject is something they really care about. Dr. Meshelemiah is combatting this with her newly redesigned course.
Whether you’re coming back for another semester or beginning your Ohio State journey this autumn, there are several tools, integrations and opportunities you should be aware of to support your teaching strategy. Learn what students have to say about CarmenCanvas, try out our new academic web conferencing tool, explore technology integrations and scope out affordability strategies. Learn what’s new in the eLearning landscape and set yourself up for successful courses this term.
When course concepts are constantly changing, a traditional textbook becomes outdated quickly. That’s why Assistant Professor Brian Partido decided that an electronic book, or e-book, would be the right course material for his students.
Consider taking advantage of CarmenBooks , an inclusive access program that offers digital copies of selected textbooks and other course materials for a fraction of the cost. With CarmenBooks, students can save up to 80% off retail price and access digital course materials through CarmenCanvas.
The Affordable Learning Exchange (ALX) is requesting proposals to participate in our next cohort! ALX awards grants to instructors who want to transform their courses using open and affordable course materials. Any course at The Ohio State University is eligible for consideration–from small seminars to large, multi-section general education courses.
The 10th annual Innovate Conference at Ohio State is a time for exploring groundbreaking approaches to education with technology, and Ohio State’s College of Social Work’s pilot of CarmenBooks is an excellent example. Lois Stepney, MSW Program Director, and Mike Shiflet, ALX Digital Publishing...
The Department of Anthropology recently changed the course Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (ANTHROP 2202), which has been taught for almost as long as the department has been around, by no longer requiring a traditional experience of buying a textbook or taking exams. Instead, students...