Affordable Learning Georgia (ALG), a USG initiative, supports the implementation of affordable alternatives to expensive commercial textbooks, particularly Open Educational Resources (OER) and open textbooks, which are both free and customizable.
ALG offers numerous services to accomplish its goal of affordable learning. The ALG website contains resources and information related to affordable learning, OER, and advocacy. ALG's Textbook Transformation Grants provide monetary support to encourage the adoption and/or creation of open textbooks or the use of library/licensed educational resources (LER).
GGC ALG Campus Contacts
Campus Champion: Cathy Hakes, Executive Director, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP), 678-407-5875, chakes @ggc.edu
Library Coordinator: Bethany Nash, Systems Librarian, Kaufman Library, bnash @ggc.edu
The Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grants are intended to:
The Textbook Transformation Grants are offered several times throughout the year. If you'd like to apply for a grant and need help getting started, your ALG Campus Champion and ALG Library Coordinator are happy to help.