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Affordable Learning Solutions & Open Educational Resources

Information about the Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) program and other Open Educational Resources (OERs)


Affordable Learning Solutions Program Coordinator & Open Resources Librarian

  • Name: Daisy Muralles (see Faculty Profile)
  • Email:
  • Fall 2021 Goals for ALS/OER program at CSUEB?
    • Raise awareness and increase visibility of Open, Affordable and low cost resources across campus.
    • Host dept. workshops to help faculty in similar disciplines review OERs together for potential adoption to convert courses to ZCCM/LCCM.
    • Promote ZCCM & LCCM courses to provide students with more  financially transparent course options
  • Why Open? To provide equity in access to free learning materials to students and faculty to ensure student success across Cal State East Bay.

Past ALS Coordinators

Current OER Library Student Ambassador

  • Aileen R., B.S. Candidate, Kinesiology
  • Chelsea M., M.S. Candidate, Speech-Language Pathology

Past OER Library Student Ambassadors

  • Name: Juan P., B.A. Candidate, Communication, Media Studies Concentration

Open Educational Resources in Higher Education Graduate Intern

  • Currently this internship is not being offered

Past Open Educational Resources in Higher Education Graduate Intern

  • Name: Ye Zhai
  • Internship Awarded: Fall 2021
  • Concentration/Focus: open access, teaching and learning
  • Goals for Internship/Projects: Develop resources to promote and facilitate the adoption of OER, and advocate for open education values
  • Why Open? Open means equal access to resources and equal right to education.

Dean of the University Libraries


Many thanks to Ye Zhai for her recommendations and review of this guide.