The charge of the Affordable Learning Committee is to provide the communication structure needed to build awareness and share resources about alternatives to traditional course materials, such as open educational resources (OER) and library-licensed content, among ALI members; to facilitate educational opportunities about techniques and best practices for implementation, focusing on the library’s role; and to research and recommend further collaboration-based opportunities to the Board.
Beth Daniel Lindsay, Wabash College
Jon Bull, Valparaiso University
Julie Feighery, Indiana University South Bend
|Natalie Bulick, Indiana State University||Emily Little, Purdue University|
|Amanda Hurford, PALNI||Rusty Tryon, Saint Mary of the Woods College|
|David Dunham, Taylor University|
The ongoing Open Chat series continues! We meet via Zoom bi-monthly on the second Tuesday of the month @ 1 Eastern. The next chat is on 2/14/23 and will be at 1 PM Eastern. Email ALC Chair Beth Daniel Lindsay for the invite.
Together with MCLS (Midwest Collaborative for Library Services), a subgroup of ALI-ALC members coordinated a one-day watch party for the Open Education Network’s annual [virtual] Summit at Wabash in July 2022.
The Midwest Higher Education Compact (MHEC) sponsored the virtual seminar for senior
ALI Affordable Learning Network Map The committee created the ALI Affordable Learning Network Map to geographically illustrate the state of OER and other textbook savings activities in Indiana, and to gather contacts to build a network around this topic. Head on over to the Links and Resources Tab to check it out, and add your entry!