ALG Statistics, Research, and Reports
For the most current reporting of ALG statistics and research, please consult the following articles and reports on this page:
ALG Student Savings Data: Updated February 2018
Since ALG’s funded inception in Fiscal Year 2014-2015, all USG-sponsored textbook affordability programs have saved students a total projected 31.3 million dollars in textbook costs, affecting 219,343 students.
- Textbook Transformation Grants: $25.2 million saved, 167,979 students affected
- eCore: $6.1 million saved, 51,364 students affected
- Affordable Learning Georgia sponsored the implementation of the first 15 eCore OER courses.
- eCore savings data comes from the annual eCore factbook.
All 26 USG institutions have participated in Affordable Learning Georgia’s Textbook Transformation Grants, with 406 applications received and 210 funded projects.
Textbook Transformation Grant Round Summary Reports
The following reports contain comprehensive analyses of each round of ALG Textbook Transformation Grants including student savings, learning and retention outcomes, and student perceptions of OER.
2017 Summary: Rounds Six, Seven, and Eight
Spreadsheet for Rounds Six, Seven, and Eight
2016 Summary: Rounds Three, Four, and Five
Spreadsheet for Rounds Three, Four, and Five
2015-2016 Summary: Round Two
2014-2015 Summary: Round One
Peer-Reviewed Research on OER Perceptions and Efficacy by USG Authors
Lawrence, C. and Lester, J. (2018, preprint). “Evaluating the effectiveness of adopting Open Educational Resources in an Introductory American Government course.” Journal of Political Science Education.
For any questions about ALG’s savings data and grant reports, please contact Jeff Gallant at email@example.com.