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Brad Payne & Clint Lalonde
BCcampus

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  • 1. Technology •  Brad Payne & Clint Lalonde •  Open Textbook Summit, Vancouver •  April 16, 2014 @clintlalonde @bdolor #otsummit
  • 2. open.bccampus.ca Issues technology can help with Students Faculty Choice of formats ●  Web ●  Mobile ●  Print ●  eBook 1. Easy to find 2. Quality 3. How can I modify?
  • 3. open.bccampus.ca 1 year ago 40 Subject Areas 0 Textbooks
  • 4. open.bccampus.ca 1 year ago
  • 5. open.bccampus.ca Faculty: Where to find
  • 6. open.bccampus.ca Faculty: Where to find
  • 7. open.bccampus.ca Faculty: Where to find open.bccampus.ca API
  • 8. open.bccampus.ca Faculty: Where to find open.bccampus.ca API
  • 9. open.bccampus.ca Faculty: Where to find open.bccampus.ca API
  • 10. open.bccampus.ca Faculty: Where to find
  • 11. open.bccampus.ca Faculty: Quality
  • 12. open.bccampus.ca Faculty: Quality API
  • 13. open.bccampus.ca Faculty: Quality
  • 14. open.bccampus.ca Faculty: Quality
  • 15. open.bccampus.ca Faculty: Modify
  • 16. open.bccampus.ca Faculty: Modify Write Once Publish Many
  • 17. open.bccampus.ca Student: Choice of formats
  • 18. open.bccampus.ca Student: Choice of formats
  • 19. open.bccampus.ca Student: Choice of formats
  • 20. open.bccampus.ca Student: Choice of formats $9.19 (B&W) $20.04 (Colour) 244 pages
  • 21. PressBooks modifications
  • 22. open.bccampus.ca Context PressBooks is open source •  modifications were only possible within this context •  the narratives for open textbooks and open software are similar
  • 23. open.bccampus.ca Modifications PressBooks and PressBooks Textbook •  What functionality is required for open textbooks? o  about 15,000 code additions to PB core •  What if that functionality deviates from pressbooks.com?
  • 24. open.bccampus.ca Symbiosis PressBooks and PressBooks Textbook
  • 25. open.bccampus.ca Reuse - PBT Plugin Creative Commons •  the creative commons configurator •  modifications made to allow derivative works
  • 26. open.bccampus.ca Revise - PBT plugin
  • 27. open.bccampus.ca Revise - PBT Plugin Adapt, Adjust, Modify •  math equations - PB LaTeX plugin •  table buttons - MCE Table button plugin •  textbook buttons - MCE Textbook button plugin o  exercises (with LRMI metadata) o  key takeaways (with LRMI metadata) o  learning objectives (with LRMI metadata)
  • 28. open.bccampus.ca Remix - PBT Plugin
  • 29. open.bccampus.ca Remix - PBT Plugin Importer •  EPUB •  DOCX •  ODT •  WXR/XML Open Textbooks •  Download links to 36 open textbooks
  • 30. open.bccampus.ca Redistribute/Retain - PBT Plugin
  • 31. open.bccampus.ca Redistribute/Retain - PBT Plugin Textbook API •  the solution to the problem of redistributing protected files got me thinking about how to implement textbook API’s Redistribute and retain files for free •  Download links to each of the latest export files (epub, pdf, xhtml, hpub, mobi, wxr, icml) on the homepage
  • 32. open.bccampus.ca Download, import, reorder chapters
  • 33. open.bccampus.ca The future Enabling Adaptation Development of PB Community (Developer & User) ●  https://github.com/BCcampus/pressbooks-textbook ●  https://github.com/pressbooks/pressbooks Continued EDU & OTB specific enhancements
  • 34. Thank YouQuestions? open.bccampus.ca @clintlalonde @bdolor #otsummit