Featured Partners

Lower Cost Materials


 

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Bibliotech is a digital content platform that provides course content at a substantially lower cost than printed textbooks through strategic partnerships with publishers,  The Bibliotech ereader is accessible, searchable, and provides 100% offline accessibility to students through their iOS, Android, and Window apps.  Instructors are able to work with their favorite publishers while providing students with affordable options.  Bibliotech partners with Willo Labs (another AL$ featured partner) to seamlessly integrate with the campus LMS and provide easy access to content in any business model; including immediate/inclusive/direct access and direct to student purchasing.  For more information about Bibliotech and our affordable options for CSU faculty and students: click here: www.bibliotech.com

 

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CogBooks provides affordable, adaptive courses that are miles beyond the static textbook allowing students to get the personalized support they need. CogBooks allows faculty to teach more efficiently and effectively by providing instructors easy to understand insight to students' progress.

 

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eFollett.com  When you select your campus on eFollett, you are virtually shopping at the bookstore serving your campus.  Digital books are offered by many different publishers/sources, but usually only one source for that particular title/ISBN is available.  Your campus store can provide more information on digital books, go to Books > Digital Course Materials on your campus stores website.  eFollett.com is available to CSU campuses who have partnered with Follett Higher Education to operate their campus store.

 

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Intellus Learning empowers instructors to quickly access high-quality open educational resources (OER), as well as their institution's academic library materials to help replace expensive course materials, while providing powerful, real-time insight into students' engagement with assigned content.  Intellus also offers Intellus Open Courses: curated, fully customizable courses that make adopting open educational resources (OER) efficient, worry-free and, at $14.99 per course, affordable for students.

 

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Knewton is a technology company with a passion for learning. Alta is Knewton’s fully-integrated, adaptive learning courseware that delivers an affordable and impactful teaching and learning experience by combining adaptive learning technology with high-quality open educational resources. Available at $44 per course for two years of access, Alta complies with WCAG 2.0 AA standards for accessibility and puts achievement within reach for all.

 

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The Top Hat Marketplace is a platform that allows faculty and instructors to collaborate on interactive and peer-reviewed textbooks, question packs, homework resources and more. Educators can choose to adopt and customize existing resources, or create and distribute original content of their own using Top Hat's flexible authoring tool.  Top Hat provides access to low-cost, high-quality, interactive educational content in the Top Hat Marketplace.

 

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Vitalsource platforms provide students and educators access to immersive, engaging digital content. Interactive study and analytics tools give users experiences and insights that cannot be achieved with print textbooks.

 

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About Willo Labs - With Willo on the integration side, everything gets easier.  Willo Labs' founders have spent their entire careers focused on powering digital learning at-scale, for benefit of learners, institutions and learning materials providers who serve them.  We are facilitating the move to digital from an independent vantage point with seamless delivery as our primary goal.  Our free middleware solution makes LMS or portal integrations easy, fast and manageable for professors, publishers and administrative staff.  It enables digital courseware, OER content and Immediate-Inclusive Access to delivered without access codes and simultaneously meets student choice requirements.

 

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Yuzu® is a learning platform created by Barnes & Noble that delivers an enhanced digital reading experience with access to a broad digital catalog.

 

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zyBooks combine the power of interactive tools, responsive questions, and animations to provide students with a rich learning experience. Try some of our live questions and see for yourself.

 

Custom Publishing


 

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Montezuma Publishing has been a recognized leader in the custom course reader market for over 30 years. Offering digital and print course readers, copyright services and more at lower costs than traditional print course materials.

 

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Create your own engaging, personalized, and interactive online lessons with SoftChalk Cloud.

 

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Whether you want to publish original material while retaining your copyright, reduce the cost of course materials, or differentiate your institution’s curriculum, XanEdu can help you craft and deliver tomorrow’s education, today. To learn how we can help you, select an educator type below.

 

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MERLOT Content Builder  is a free website authoring tool for instructors, students, people in the workforce, and communities to create Open Educational Resources

 

 

Open Educational Resources


 

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The three State of California Higher Education Systems are working together to provide you easy access to quality FREE and OPEN eTextbooks that everyone and anyone can use for teaching and learning.  Cool4Ed

 

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The LibreTexts project is a multi-institutional collaborative effort to improve education at all levels of higher learning by developing Open Access Resources.

 

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The MERLOT system provides access to curated online learning and support materials and content creation tools, led by an international community of educators, learners and researchers.

 

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OpenStax CNX is a dynamic non-profit digital ecosystem serving millions of users per month in the delivery of educational content to improve learning outcomes.

 

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OpenStax provides free, peer-reviewed, openly licensed textbooks for introductory college and Advanced Placement courses and low-cost, personalized courseware that helps students learn.

 

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Your FREE and OPEN digital library of Workforce Training Materials.  Preparing the Workforce for 21st Century Employment through TAACCCT.