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Open   Textbooks  by   EXPERT AUTHORS Free Online.  Affordable Offline. Rewritable Anytime.
Team Jeff Shelstad Founder & CEO Dr. David Wiley  Chief Open Officer Eric Frank  Founder & President Jon Williams  CTO
Problem
U
Students React U
Students React Publishers Respond U
Students React Publishers Respond U
U
“ Thankfully, there is now a viable alternative to these Pleistocene Epoch companies and their dinosaur-like business mode...
Open for the Mainstream: A Turnkey Approach
Open  & Free Consumer Choice Get On The Field Win Adoptions Be Sustainable MODEL Expert  Textbooks
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Expert  Textbooks
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Professionally  Developed Expert  Textbooks
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Professionally  Developed Fully Supported Expert  Textbooks
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Professionally  Developed Fully Supported Expert  Textbooks
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Professionally  Developed Fully Supported Openly  Licensed Expert  Textbooks
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Professionally  Developed Fully Supported Openly  Licensed Customization Platfo...
 
 
 
 
Coming 12/1/10: Edit & Add
Coming 12/1/10: Edit & Add
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Professionally  Developed Fully Supported Openly  Licensed Customization Platfo...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Free to EVERYONE!
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Professionally  Developed Fully Supported Openly  Licensed Customization Platfo...
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Professionally  Developed Fully Supported Openly  Licensed Customization Platfo...
 
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Professionally  Developed Fully Supported Openly  Licensed Customization Platfo...
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Professionally  Developed Fully Supported Openly  Licensed Customization Platfo...
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Professionally  Developed Fully Supported Openly  Licensed Customization Platfo...
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Professionally  Developed Fully Supported Openly  Licensed Customization Platfo...
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Professionally  Developed Fully Supported Openly  Licensed Customization Platfo...
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Professionally  Developed Fully Supported Openly  Licensed Customization Platfo...
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Professionally  Developed Fully Supported Openly  Licensed Customization Platfo...
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Professionally  Developed Fully Supported Openly  Licensed Customization Platfo...
Open  & Free Consumer  Choice Top  Authors Professionally  Developed Fully Supported Openly  Licensed Customization Platfo...
Benefits
Students Immediate Access. Accessibility for All.
Faculty Real online/LMS Integration.  No different (and yet totally different) from what you do today.
“ These exciting pilot programs address the need to help the college store channel expand essential services at a time whe...
One User’s Experience
 
Open Source Pilot Program Results <ul><li>Fall/Spring 2008-09  67.4% retention </li></ul><ul><li>Fall/Spring 2009-10  75.2...
Education is Black Gold of 21 st  Century
Greater income for all racial/ethnic groups for both men & women. Children  display higher levels of school readiness indi...
Why? Why  Not ?
Open   Textbooks  by   EXPERT AUTHORS Free Online.  Affordable Offline. Rewritable Anytime.
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    1. 1. Open Textbooks by EXPERT AUTHORS Free Online. Affordable Offline. Rewritable Anytime.
    2. 2. Team Jeff Shelstad Founder & CEO Dr. David Wiley Chief Open Officer Eric Frank Founder & President Jon Williams CTO
    3. 3. Problem
    4. 4. U
    5. 5. Students React U
    6. 6. Students React Publishers Respond U
    7. 7. Students React Publishers Respond U
    8. 8. U
    9. 9. “ Thankfully, there is now a viable alternative to these Pleistocene Epoch companies and their dinosaur-like business model. Flat World Knowledge, the largest commercial publisher of open-source college textbooks, has thrown a disruptive business model right into the face of the $8 billion annual textbook market , and it’s gaining traction fast.” -bNET News - Flat World Knowledge: A Disruptive Business Model
    10. 10. Open for the Mainstream: A Turnkey Approach
    11. 11. Open & Free Consumer Choice Get On The Field Win Adoptions Be Sustainable MODEL Expert Textbooks
    12. 12. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Expert Textbooks
    13. 13. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Professionally Developed Expert Textbooks
    14. 14. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Professionally Developed Fully Supported Expert Textbooks
    15. 15. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Professionally Developed Fully Supported Expert Textbooks
    16. 16. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Professionally Developed Fully Supported Openly Licensed Expert Textbooks
    17. 17. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Professionally Developed Fully Supported Openly Licensed Customization Platform Expert Textbooks
    18. 22. Coming 12/1/10: Edit & Add
    19. 23. Coming 12/1/10: Edit & Add
    20. 24. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Professionally Developed Fully Supported Openly Licensed Customization Platform Free Online Expert Textbooks
    21. 33. Free to EVERYONE!
    22. 34. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Professionally Developed Fully Supported Openly Licensed Customization Platform Free Online Expert Textbooks
    23. 35. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Professionally Developed Fully Supported Openly Licensed Customization Platform Free Online Convenient Formats Expert Textbooks
    24. 37. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Professionally Developed Fully Supported Openly Licensed Customization Platform Free Online Convenient Formats Softcover In Bookstore or Direct-to-Student Expert Textbooks
    25. 38. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Professionally Developed Fully Supported Openly Licensed Customization Platform Free Online Convenient Formats Softcover Audio Expert Textbooks
    26. 39. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Professionally Developed Fully Supported Openly Licensed Customization Platform Free Online Convenient Formats Softcover Audio PDF Expert Textbooks
    27. 40. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Professionally Developed Fully Supported Openly Licensed Customization Platform Free Online Convenient Formats Softcover Audio PDF iPad / Kindle / Sony Expert Textbooks
    28. 41. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Professionally Developed Fully Supported Openly Licensed Customization Platform Free Online Convenient Formats Softcover Audio PDF iPad / Kindle / Sony iPhone Expert Textbooks
    29. 42. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Professionally Developed Fully Supported Openly Licensed Customization Platform Free Online Convenient Formats Efficient Study Aids Expert Textbooks
    30. 43. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Professionally Developed Fully Supported Openly Licensed Customization Platform Free Online Convenient Formats Efficient Study Aids Audio Study Guides Expert Textbooks
    31. 44. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Professionally Developed Fully Supported Openly Licensed Customization Platform Free Online Convenient Formats Efficient Study Aids Audio Study Guides Online Quizzes Expert Textbooks
    32. 45. Open & Free Consumer Choice Top Authors Professionally Developed Fully Supported Openly Licensed Customization Platform Free Online Convenient Formats Efficient Study Aids Audio Study Guides Online Quizzes Digital Flashcards Expert Textbooks
    33. 46. Benefits
    34. 47. Students Immediate Access. Accessibility for All.
    35. 48. Faculty Real online/LMS Integration. No different (and yet totally different) from what you do today.
    36. 49. “ These exciting pilot programs address the need to help the college store channel expand essential services at a time when educational content is evolving. Flat World is providing necessary innovation that could make the open textbook movement more viable and lead to other fundamental changes in the textbook market.” -Mark Nelson, Ph.D, VP for Strategy & Development, NACS New Media Solutions Bookstores
    37. 50. One User’s Experience
    38. 52. Open Source Pilot Program Results <ul><li>Fall/Spring 2008-09 67.4% retention </li></ul><ul><li>Fall/Spring 2009-10 75.2% retention </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improvement of 7.58% </li></ul></ul>
    39. 53. Education is Black Gold of 21 st Century
    40. 54. Greater income for all racial/ethnic groups for both men & women. Children display higher levels of school readiness indicators. Higher levels of civic participation. Lower incarceration rates. Longer life spans. Better access to health care. Better dietary and health practices. Greater job satisfaction. Less dependency on government assistance. Greater use of seat belts. More continuing education. Greater internet access. Greater attendance at live performances. Greater participation in leisure and artistic activities. More book purchases. Higher voting rates. Greater knowledge of government. Greater community service and leadership. More self-confidence.
    41. 55. Why? Why Not ?
    42. 56. Open Textbooks by EXPERT AUTHORS Free Online. Affordable Offline. Rewritable Anytime.
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