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Affordable Learning $olutions @ SDSU

Welcome to the Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) Guide @ SDSU

Welcome to the Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) Guide at SDSU's Love Library. Here you will find information regarding open educational resources, or OER, and other lower-cost educational resources as it applies to academia. As OER is a growing movement, the information on this guide will be updated regularly. 


Introduction to Open Educational Resources

Created by Blink Tower in Cape Town, South Africa for a competition in 2012, this short introductory video describes the importance of the Open Education movement. 

For more information, check out EDUCAUSE's 7 Things You Should Know About Open Educational Resources

Traditional Textbooks vs. OER


Check out this chart from Kirkwood Community College for a breakdown of the similarities and differences between traditional textbooks and Open Educational Resources (OER). Traditional Textbooks vs. OER: What's the Same and What's Different?