What Faculty Can Do
Find low to zero cost course materials and Open Education Resources for your students
Fill out a Grant Application on InfoReady
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AB 798 Call for Faculty Applicants
Affordable Learning Solutions enables faculty to choose and provide more affordable, quality educational content for their students.
By reducing CSU student course material expenses, more students acquire the course materials they need to succeed and benefit from their CSU learning experience.
Who is eligible?
Funding is available to support faculty in their efforts to reduce the cost of course materials, at the following levels:
Tier 1: Project achieves 30% - 50% savings: Award of $500 for up to three sections, with additional sections compensated at $250 per section
Tier 2: Project achieves 51% - 90% savings: Award of $750 for up to three sections, with additional sections compensated at $250 per section
Tier 3: Project achieves 91% - 100% savings: Award of $1,000 for up to three sections, with additional sections compensated at $500 per section
To apply for funding please complete the Affordable Learning Solutions application at the Cal Maritime InfoReady site.
Once you have completed the selection of lower cost course materials and adapted your course as needed, you will complete a portfolio at the Merlot II website. You will also be asked to participate in future Affordable Learning Solutions events to share your experience with fellow faculty.