The Affordable Learning Exchange (ALX) will be requesting proposals for their latest grant opportunity beginning September 10 . ALX awards grants to instructors who want to transform their courses using open and affordable course materials. A variety of grants will be available to meet the financial and support needs of a wide range of projects—from adopting existing open materials to re-imagining an entire course.
Class is back in session, but have you thought about how you are going to pay for your textbooks this school year? Before you go running to the bookstore, check out the different services University Libraries has to offer.
The Affordable Learning Exchange (ALX) has awarded grants to 16 instructors in 2021. This new cohort is planning to use those funds for a wide range of projects, such as combining multiple sources into one free textbook, utilizing existing open resources, creating “lending libraries” of...
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!
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.
March 4 – 8 was Open Education Week, a global event which aims to raise awareness of a wide variety of open educational practices and the benefits they bring to education. The week is organized each year by the Open...
ODEE is looking for participants for a Spring Content Camp, which will gather expert faculty from around the country to create textbook-agnostic assessment banks that can be used (for free!) by instructors.
In the process of making learning affordable, how do we know we’re not sacrificing the quality of educational resources? Is there a way to get a general idea of how students perceive free or low-cost digital materials? A team of researchers at The Ohio State University wanted to find out.