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We’re Hiring! (CLOSED)

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We are currently hiring for two new positions at Rebus! If you care about books, technology, the web, and open knowledge, please consider applying! Back-End Developer (for Rebus Community) The Back-End Developer will work on the Rebus Community, where we develop tools and resources to support the publishing of free, open, and adaptable digital textbooks. See theKeep reading “We’re Hiring! (CLOSED)”

We’re Hiring! UX/Front-End Developer (Rebus Community & Rebus Reader) (CLOSED)

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The Rebus Foundation is a Montreal-based non-profit focused on tech, books, open education, and open culture. We are looking for a UX/Front-End Developer to work on our two initiatives: the Rebus Community, where we develop tools and resources to support the publishing of free, open, and adaptable digital textbooks; and the Rebus Reader, where weKeep reading “We’re Hiring! UX/Front-End Developer (Rebus Community & Rebus Reader) (CLOSED)”

We’re Hiring! Back-End Developer (Rebus Community) (CLOSED)

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The Rebus Foundation is a Montreal-based non-profit focused on tech, books, open education, and open culture. We are looking for a Back-End Developer to work on the Rebus Community, where we develop tools and resources to support the publishing of free, open, and adaptable digital textbooks. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3Keep reading “We’re Hiring! Back-End Developer (Rebus Community) (CLOSED)”

Intro to Philosophy Welcomes Two New Editors!

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The Introduction to Philosophy series blazes along, and represents a great example of what can happen when a community comes together around open textbook creation. To join the momentum, get involved as an author or reviewer, or join the project to add your expertise as a copyeditor or proofer, to help with formatting and design,Keep reading “Intro to Philosophy Welcomes Two New Editors!”

Surprise, surprise! What we learned while writing The Rebus Guide

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As anyone who has contributed to the creation of open educational resources can tell you, there are often many surprises along the way! Here we share those that came up for us in the making of The Rebus Guide to Publishing Open Textbooks (So Far), but we also want to hear back from you. WhatKeep reading “Surprise, surprise! What we learned while writing The Rebus Guide”

Media, Society, Culture and You — The Backstory on Our New Release

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Media, Society, Culture and You by Mark Poepsel (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville) is a highly approachable text that introduces a wide range of mass communications concepts, including their complex histories and compelling contemporary realities. What’s more, the backstory of this project is just as intriguing—an example of how making open textbooks can help change theKeep reading “Media, Society, Culture and You — The Backstory on Our New Release”

Collaborate & Create: Announcing the New Rebus Community Guide!

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After two years of collaboration, thirty projects undertaken, and a dozen open textbooks released, we are thrilled to announce the publication of The Rebus Guide to Publishing Open Textbooks (So Far). The book-in-progress is the result of innumerable conversations and exchanges within the Rebus Community, and represents a wide range of collective knowledge and experience.Keep reading “Collaborate & Create: Announcing the New Rebus Community Guide!”

Rebus launches development of an open reading initiative

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After conducting primary research into the viability of a web-based system for open reading, we are now moving forward with its development, thanks to generous funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The Mellon Foundation is a leader in support to the arts and humanities, directed at the long-term well-being of diverse and democratic societies.Keep reading “Rebus launches development of an open reading initiative”

Rebus Receives Second Grant from Hewlett

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We have received a second two-year grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, leaders in philanthropic support for education, environment, and global development. The US$700,000 grant will help us continue our work in the collaborative creation and publication of open educational resources (OER). The funding also supports the growth of open textbook adoption andKeep reading “Rebus Receives Second Grant from Hewlett”

Rebus Welcomes New Colleagues!

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Rebus Foundation’s global headquarters in Montreal is suddenly a bit more full, as three new team members have joined us over the past few weeks. Başak, Dexter, and David are bringing themselves up to speed on our current and future initiatives, and we are excited for the momentum and fresh perspectives they bring to theKeep reading “Rebus Welcomes New Colleagues!”

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