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Tenure & Promotion (Office Hours Summary)

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“Tenure & Promotion,” a co-presentation with Open Textbook Network, featured three perspectives on where OER and tenure and promotion intersect. We spoke about T&P policy, peer review, and changing the academic culture. This month, we were joined by Mark Poepsel (Associate Professor, Department of Mass Communications, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville), Jaclyn Stewart (Senior Instructor, DepartmentKeep reading “Tenure & Promotion (Office Hours Summary)”

Reports: Literature Reviews for Education and Nursing Graduate Students

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This is the sixth 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. Minding the Gaps The evolution of Linda Frederiksen’s and Sue Phelps’ Literature ReviewsKeep reading “Reports: Literature Reviews for Education and Nursing Graduate Students”

Reports: Introduction to LGBTQ+ Studies: An Open Textbook

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This is the fifth 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 blog post weekly. Find the complete text at Rebus Community Reports. Proudly Publishing Deborah Amory, Sean Massey, and Allison Brown open up LGBTQ+ discourse InKeep reading “Reports: Introduction to LGBTQ+ Studies: An Open Textbook”

Reports: Translating the Digital Citizenship Toolkit

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This is the fourth 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 blog post weekly. Find the complete text at Rebus Community Reports. Found in Translation Werner Westermann’s travels through culture, community, and citizenship As anyone whoKeep reading “Reports: Translating the Digital Citizenship Toolkit”

Reports: Antología Abierta de Literatura Hispana

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This is the third 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 blog post weekly. Find the complete text at Rebus Community Reports. Antología abierta de literatura hispana is an anthology of Spanish literary texts edited byKeep reading “Reports: Antología Abierta de Literatura Hispana”

Paying OER Contributors (Office Hours Summary)

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“Money, Money, Money: Paying OER Contributors,” a co-presentation with Open Textbook Network featured three people who have been able to pay OER contributors at their institutions. The process and sources of funding OER creation projects was discussed. This month, we were joined by Karen Pikula (Minnesota State OER Faculty Development Coordinator); Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen (Director ofKeep reading “Paying OER Contributors (Office Hours Summary)”

Reports: Introduction to Philosophy

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This is the second 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 blog post weekly. Find the complete text at Rebus Community Reports. Introduction to Philosophy is a nine-book series lead by Christina Hedricks. Read the firstKeep reading “Reports: Introduction to Philosophy”

Reports: Media Innovation & Entrepreneurship

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This is the first 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 blog post weekly. Find the complete text at Rebus Community Reports. Read Media Innovation & Entrepreneurship edited by Michelle Ferrier & Elizabeth Mays AnKeep reading “Reports: Media Innovation & Entrepreneurship”

Starting an Open Textbook (Office Hours Summary)

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“Starting an Open Textbook,” a co-presentation with Open Textbook Network, featured team leads from a variety of open textbook projects. They spoke about the challenges they’ve overcome and the successes they’ve achieved. By learning from their experience, we can improve workflows for open textbook development in the future.  This month, we were joined by KarenKeep reading “Starting an Open Textbook (Office Hours Summary)”

The Evolution of Rebus Community’s Licensing Policy

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Since the inception of Rebus, we’ve worked closely with the OER community to ensure that everything we do is informed by the values of the people we support. In addition, we aim to advocate for those values, build them into our tools and processes, and remain responsive to evolving attitudes and ideas as we allKeep reading “The Evolution of Rebus Community’s Licensing Policy”

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