ALX awards grants to instructors who want to transform their courses using open and affordable materials. This year, we have simplified the application process for our grants and curated our grant offerings to three high-impact, just-in-time opportunities: Racial Justice, Syllabus Review and $0 Course Transformation. Learn more and apply by October 26.
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...
Professor Karen Winstead's textbook for English 2201 appears highly unusual to those familiar with typical texts surrounding British Literature to 1800. The chosen texts, authored by diverse writers from a time period that valued predominantly white voices, resulted in an inclusive, guided resource for her students. By devoting the ALX grant funding entirely towards student salaries, Professor Winstead utilized the unique insight of both her undergraduate and graduate students throughout the entirety of the editing process. The result was a free, guided textbook with only the most relevant and engaging annotations and study materials.
The Affordable Learning Exchange (ALX) will be requesting proposals for their latest grant opportunity beginning November 30 . 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...
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!
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.
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.
The College of Social Work creates leaders who ignite change in communities. However, Professor Audrey Begun is also a leader igniting change for the Ohio State community by providing students with free learning materials. As a second-time Affordable Learning Exchange (ALX) grant winner, Begun is excited to create another free alternative to textbooks with the help of Jennie Babcock, Director of Undergrad Programs for the college.