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OTB Presentation MB (UofW)

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OTB Presentation MB (UofW)

  1. 1. Working Together for Students Open Textbook Collaboration BC and Manitoba Campus Manitoba University of Winnipeg December 1, 2015 Photo: IMG_4590 by Tom Woodward CC-BY-NC Presentation deck adapted from BCcampus Working Together for Students slides CC-BY license
  2. 2. Unless otherwise noted, this work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Feel free to use, modify or distribute any or all of this presentation with attribution.
  3. 3. 1. Introduction 2. What are open textbooks? 3. Manitoba initiative (website demo) 4. Questions
  4. 4. Access to higher education is at the heart of everything we do. Manitoba’s post-secondary sector is committed to higher education - the creation, dissemination, and preservation of knowledge. As such, our purpose is to expand access and connect students to the opportunities that higher education offers. TransferMB Campus Manitoba Virtual Help Desk (VHD) Navigators
  5. 5. Source: Laura Rachfalski https://vimeo.com/43437812
  6. 6. Why Textbooks Cost So Much, The Economist, August 16, 2014
  7. 7. “The cardinal lesson is that prices rise unchecked if the people who order the goods aren’t paying the prices.” The $250 Econ 101 Textbook, Craig Richardson, Wall Street Journal, Jan. 13, 2015
  8. 8. How students battled textbook publishers to a draw, Planet Money, NPR, Oct 9, 2014
  9. 9. How students battled textbook publishers to a draw, Planet Money, NPR, Oct 9, 2014 What is going on here?
  10. 10. Source: Fixing the Broken Textbook Market U.S. PIRG Cover image: Center for Public Interest Research used under CC-BY 4.0 license 65% students have not purchased a textbook for a course during their academic career because of price.
  11. 11. What are Open Textbooks? A textbook licensed under an open copyright license, and made available online to be freely used by students, teachers and members of the public. They are available for free as online and electronic versions, or as low-cost printed versions, should students opt for these. November 30, 201511
  12. 12. The 5 R’s of Open November 30, 2015 Adapted (color change) from Open Education: A “Simple” Introduction by David Wiley released under CC-BY license 12 • Make and own copiesRetain • Use in a wide range of waysReuse • Adapt, modify, and improveRevise • Combine two or moreRemix • Share with othersRedistribute
  13. 13. November 30, 2015 Creative Commons logo by Creative Commons used under a CC-BY 3.0 License CC license image from Copyright in Education & Internet in South African Law used under CC-BY 2.5 South Africa license 13
  14. 14. November 30, 201514 Faculty have full legal rights to customize & contextualize open textbooks to fit their pedagogical needs.
  15. 15. Where do open textbooks come from? November 30, 201515
  16. 16. The Project November 30, 201516
  17. 17. BC Open Textbook Project Don’t reinvent it by Andrea Hernandez released under CC-BY-NC-SA and based on Wheel by Pauline Mak released under CC-BY license
  18. 18. Results in BC November 30, 201518 Year Sections Students Savings 2013 19 593 $59,300 - $87,960 2014 88 2998 $299,800 - $430,672.50 2015 178 5561 $556,100 - $678,029.65 Total 285 9152 $915,200 - $1.196 mil
  19. 19. November 30, 201519 open.bccampus.ca
  20. 20. November 30, 201520 open.campusmanitoba.com
  21. 21. • $250 per review • 25 reviews from Manitoba • To qualify: teaching in the subject area at an approved Manitoba institution • Reviews published alongside the book in both Manitoba and BC sites • Reviews done against standard rubric – both qualitative and quantitative • Reviews are released with a CC- BY-ND (No Derivative) licenses • 3 months to do a review • No print copies of books. Electronic versions. Open Textbook Reviews
  22. 22. Step 1: Apply to review November 30, 201522
  23. 23. Step 1: Apply to review November 30, 201523
  24. 24. Step 1: Apply to review November 30, 201524 Instructions & Unique Link
  25. 25. Step 2: Download and review November 30, 201525
  26. 26. Step 3: Complete your review online November 30, 201526
  27. 27. Step 4: Display and payment November 30, 201527 • Once submitted, displays 24 hours later on both sites • Automatically triggers payment notification to BCcampus • Contacted by BCcampus for mailing address and additional info • Cheques issued and mailed by SFU • 6-8 weeks
  28. 28. Current Status November 30, 201528 Faculty Reviews to date 11 in progress at ACC 2 in progress at RRC
  29. 29. Phase 2: Potential Components November 30, 201529 • Translations • Adaptations • Development of ancillary resources
  30. 30. Source: BCcampus https://vimeo.com/113414091
  31. 31. open.campusmanitoba.com Dave Neale Executive Director Kathleen Fehr Special Projects Coordinator Trent Gill Virtual Helpdesk Navigator QUESTIONS ? Webinar: Manitoba Open Textbook Initiative Thursday, December 3, 1:30pm Register: open.campusmanitoba.com/webinar-registration

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