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  • 1. ETUG Spring 2013BC Open Textbook ProjectClint Lalonde & Mary BurgessCurriculum Services & Applied ResearchUnless otherwise noted, this work is licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
  • 2. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.ETUG Spring 2013Agenda• Why Open Textbooks?• Project update• Technology• Your ideas, thoughts &questions, input?2
  • 3. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.ETUG Spring 2013Sparks• What is a textbook?• How do you use a textbook?• What criteria do you use when choosing a textbook?• Are supplementary materials (test banks, quizzes,presentations) important when choosing a textbook?• What are you hearing at your institutions? What questionsare you fielding about the project?• How can we support you in supporting your faculty?• What are we missing?3
  • 4. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.ETUG Spring 2013We have a problem…4Images fromhttp://www.openeducation.net/2009/09/17/beyond-textbooks-andy-chlup-discusses-digital-learning-models/CC-BY andhttp://markmcguire.net/2011/01/01/r-i-p-department-of-design-studies/ CC-BY-NC
  • 5. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.ETUG Spring 2013Fortunately, there are solutions…5Images from http://collegeopentextbooks.ning.com/page/adopt-1CC-BY and http://classroom-aid.com/2011/12/07/why-dont-teachers-publish-their-own-textbooks-k12/CC-BY-SA
  • 6. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.ETUG Spring 2013What is an Open Textbook?•An instructional resource•An ebook•A printed book•Uses a Creative Commons license to enable others to furthershare and modify6Images from Bccampus.ca and CreativeCommons.org. CC-BY
  • 7. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.ETUG Spring 2013The BC Open Textbook Project7Image from Bccampus.ca
  • 8. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate. 8ETUG Spring 2013Why are we doing this project?•To increase access to higher educationby reducing student costs•To enable faculty more control overtheir instructional resources•To move the open agenda forward in a meaningful, measurablewayImages from Oxfam.org CC-BY andhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Daniel_Mietchen/Talks/World_Open_Educational_Resources_Congress_2012/How_Open_Access_and_Open_Science_can_mutually_fertilize_with_Open_Educational_Resources CC-BY
  • 9. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.ETUG Spring 2013The project:•40 Texts, aligned with the 40 most highly enrolled 1stand 2ndyearsubjects in BC•Not just for online delivery•Ebook (multiple formats) or print on demand9
  • 10. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.ETUG Spring 2013Project Phases:Phase One: Call for reviewsof existing open textbooksDate: Now – call closes May 24Phase Two: Call for adaptationsDate: Sept 2013Phase Three: Call for creation from scratchDate: Jan 201410Images from http://www.advanc-ed.org/issues-in-education/perspectives/worth-investment-strengthening-teacher-evaluation-age-accountabilithttp://www.flickr.com/photos/wakingtiger/3156791341/http://gutsygirls.net/gygsns2/pages/c-and-v-page
  • 11. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.ETUG Spring 2013Where we got “seed” OTB11openstaxcollege.orgcollegeopentextbooks.org/saylor.org/booksopen.umn.edu/opentextbooks/
  • 12. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.ETUG Spring 2013Phase 1: Technology• Host seed books• Public faculty reviews• Faculty review community (Adaption/Author)• Single site12
  • 13. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.ETUG Spring 2013Phase 1: Technology13open.bccampus.ca
  • 14. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.ETUG Spring 2013Phase 2/3 Remix/Author: Technology1. Adapting & Authoring – import, creation, modification2. Publishing – how final output is rendered3. Repository - where final “books” will be stored4. Distribution - how content is made available tostudents/faculty14
  • 15. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.Phase 2/3 Remix/Author: TechnologyAuthoring & Adapting – import, creation, modificationETUG Spring 201315
  • 16. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.ETUG Spring 2013Phase 2/3 Remix/Author: TechnologyPublishing – how final output is rendered16HTML – Most universalPDF – Print on Demand, cumbersome in eReaderePub – Still far from standard. Accessibility
  • 17. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.Phase 2/3 Remix/Author: TechnologyRepository - where final “books” will be storedETUG Spring 201317Invisible to end users
  • 18. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.Phase 2/3 Remix/Author: TechnologyDistribution - how content is made available to students/facultyETUG Spring 201318• Faculty websites• Department websites• Institutional Libraries• Print on Demand• HTML version(either self-hosted orpossible hosted onOpenTextBC.ca)
  • 19. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.ETUG Spring 2013Sparks• What is a textbook?• How do you use a textbook?• What criteria do you use when choosing a textbook?• Are supplementary materials (test banks, quizzes,presentations) important when choosing a textbook?• What are you hearing at your institutions? What questionsare you fielding about the project?• How can we support you in supporting your faculty?• What are we missing?19
  • 20. Page |BCcampus | connect. collaborate. innovate.ETUG Spring 201320Unless otherwise noted, this work is licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.Thank you!Mary Burgess mburgess@bccampus.caClint Lalonde clalonde@bccampus.ca