CALS – Chico’s Affordable Learning Solutions

In case you missed the presentation on CALS, Chico’s Affordable Learning Solutions, the presentation has been archived on TLP’s YouTube channel. This presentation provides information on innovative ways to help save students money by utilizing open source materials in your courses. Watch any one of the segments below, or watch the full presentation,

Part One: Laura Sederberg of the Technology and Learning Program, gives general information about HEOA (Higher Education Opportunity Act).

Part Two: Linda Riggins of the AS Bookstore about ordering textbooks.

Part Three: James Tyler from Meriam Library about faculty resources.

Part Four: Marc Langston from Meriam Library about eBrary.

Part Five: James Tyler about open/free resources.

Bb Learn workshops over Spring Break

TLP is offering Bb Learn workshops over Spring Break Week.

TLP will be open during Spring Break week! We will offer a number of workshops, and also “Bb Learn OPEN Lab” which is intended for you to get one-on-one help with your questions about Bb Learn.

See more online,, and visit the TLP workshop calendar to sign up. If you plan to be around Chico during Spring Break, this is a perfect opportunity to get some work done in our quiet environment. We are located in the basement of Meriam Library, room 002 and 003.

Workshop Descriptions

Transition to Bb Learn

This 90-minute hands-on workshop will provide participants with basic information necessary to start building a course in Bb Learn. Participants will be guided through the process of planning, creating, and organizing the course menu and content area. There will be discussion about the support resources available to faculty and the process to migrate courses from Vista to Bb Learn.

Bb Learn Quick Start

This short workshop will get you started in Bb Learn by adding a Syllabus to the course and explaining how to use Excel to share grades with students.