Building a new publishing ecosystem, based on open principles.
Reading and writing are central aspects of our intellectual lives. While written texts are not the only parts of our media landscape, they maintain a critical place in our culture, documenting human knowledge and experience.
The Rebus Foundation acts as an advocate and champion for new publishing models and technologies. We generate ideas and initiatives for reading and writing on the web, while bringing people and resources together.
open web, open principles
In parallel with our work in open publishing and augmented reading, we are members of the W3C, where we are helping develop a new vision for web-native text. We help combine the portability of printed works with the interconnectedness and flexibility of the open web.learn more!
“Facilitating Classroom Review of Open Textbooks,” a co-presentation with Open Textbook Network, featured three guests with varying perspectives on classroom review—from the theoretical to the applied. Our guests gave us loads to think about, including student reviewer compensation, assessment tools, and how classroom review can be an opportunity for open pedagogy. This month, we wereKeep reading "Classroom Review (Office Hours Summary)"Read On
“Reimagining Peer Review,” a co-presentation with Open Textbook Network, featured four guests who borrow from, disrupt, throw away, and shift elements of traditional peer review. They identified problems and discussed approaches to reimagining peer review. This month, we were joined by Dan Rudmann (Associate Director, Community Outreach, punctum books), Catherine Ahearn (Head of Content, PubPub,Keep reading "Reimagining Peer Review (Office Hours Summary)"Read On
This is the tenth and final post in a series of reports filed by Donna Langille, a practicum student who joined us for the spring of 2019. We’ll be releasing each chapter as a weekly blog post. Find the complete text at Rebus Community Reports. String Theory (and Practice!) Chelsea Green and Nadine Aboumagd HarmonizeKeep reading "Reports: Sight Reading for Guitar"Read On
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