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Cougar Courses will be unavailable on Sunday, November 23 for network upgrades.  We are anticipating it being unavailable from 6:00 am to 12:00 noon.  There is a possibility that it could go past 12:00 noon so please plan accordingly.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Distance Learning Webinars all day this Friday, November 14

Earn up to $1,500 for reducing the cost of your course texts- all instructors are eligible to apply

Proposals from instructors with verified last-minute course assignments accepted until December 5th. Your cost reduction strategies must be implemented by the fall 2015 semester.

The CALM website contains a wealth of information, ideas and resources to help you with CALMing your course, as well as the proposal details and application.  If you're interested but need some help getting started on your proposal ideas, contact us at 

Cougars Affordable Learning Materials

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Have you already reduced the cost of your course materials on your own? Are you incorporating open education resources, library resources or self-authored materials? If so, you could be a CALM Faculty Hero and we'd like to recognize your efforts.

Click the image at right and complete the short questionnaire to let us know what you're doing. Upon qualification, we'll add this CALM certified badge to your course.

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