Textbook Transformation Grants Call for Proposals Rounds 3-5

ALG Featured Textbook: http://openstaxcollege.org/textbooks/introduction-to-sociology-2e

ALG Featured Textbook: http://openstaxcollege.org/textbooks/introduction-to-sociology-2e

Affordable Learning Georgia has issued a call for proposals for their Textbook Transformation Grants here.  The grants support the adoption of low-cost or no cost course materials. This is the rounds 3-5 of Textbook Transformation grant opportunities. So far, these grants have been successful in saving students in the University of Georgia system over $1,000,000 per year. With rounds 3-5 of the textbook transformation grants, we are continuing our efforts to save students money and to increase student success.

 Funding Categories:

Two levels of funding are available (Single Course: $10,800 or Multiple Sections/Courses/Department-Wide:  $30,000) in three categories of projects (No-Cost-to-Students Learning Materials, OpenStax Textbooks, and Specific Top 50 Lower Division Courses).

Deadlines:

The RFP addresses three rounds of grants with rolling deadlines:

  • Round 3: May 31, 2015
  • Round 4: September 7, 2015
  • Round 5: December 15, 2015

 Webinars for Review and Q&A:

For each round, there will be at least one open-invitation webinar to review the RFP, the online submission process, and address any questions.
Register Now for the Round 3 Webinar for RFP Review and Q&A Thursday, May 21, 2015, 4:00pm.

If you are an instructor here at GSU who is interested in the Textbook Transformation Grants, please contact your Library Coordinator, Denise Dimsdale, 404-413-2842 or your Campus Champion, George Pullman, 404-413-5854 for assistance or for more information.

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About Denise Dimsdale

Denise Dimsdale is an Assistant Professor and the Education Librarian at Georgia State University. Her research interests include the evolving role of open and affordable course content in higher education. She holds an MMU from Georgia State University and an MLIS from Valdosta State University.
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