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Affordable Learning Solutions & Open Educational Resources

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


ALS / OER Announcements

Did you know?

  • By submitting your textbook adoption information to the campus bookstore, especially if you do not have an assigned textbook or are using OER (open educational resources, free, publicly available materials to your students), we are able to mark courses as Zero Cost & Low Cost in the general catalog. Instructions & forms to submit your textbook adoptions can be found in this Google Drive folder

  • For Department Admin/Scheduler: Coding Zero-Cost Class Sections in your schedule of Classes

  • Research shows that "Students in the OER sections were retained and persisted at a statistically significant higher rate, lending credibility to the findings of former studies regarding retention and persistence rates in courses taught with OER materials" (Bol, 2021).