Last Wednesday, we met for our monthly Office Hours session to discuss MOUs between institutions and faculty undertaking open textbook projects, and to begin the process of creating a new template MOU that can be used by open textbook creators across the globe. Out of the discussion came several key areas that an MOU mustKeep reading “Office Hours Recap & MOU Feedback”
I wrote the following as part of an answer to one of our Intro to Philosophy Open Textbook project team members, who wanted a clearer scope for that project (which by the way, is still looking for collaborators — can you help?). While everything we are doing at the Rebus Community is evolving as we get toKeep reading “A Rebus Community Philosophy of Open Textbooks”
The Rebus Community for Open Textbook Creation is building a global network of people passionate about Open Education, a network of people willing to dedicate time to help with a mission: To make Open Textbooks available in every subject, in every language in the world. That’s a (big, very big) long-term goal. Starting Small: The ProjectsKeep reading “A Collaborative Approach to Making Open Textbooks … Getting Started”
Would you like to help create and publish an Open Textbook and at the same time contribute to developing a new, collaborative model for publishing Open Textbooks? The Rebus Community is looking for someone to join “The Open Anthology of Earlier American Literature” as lead editor. The editor should be either faculty or a Ph.D.Keep reading “Call for Open Textbook Editor: The Open Anthology of Earlier American Literature”
Would you like to help create and publish an Open Textbook, “An Introduction to Philosophy,” and at the same time contribute to developing a new, collaborative model for publishing Open Textbooks? “An Introduction to Philosophy”, in development by lead author Christina Hendricks (University of British Columbia), is one of a handful of Open Textbook projectsKeep reading “Call for Open Textbook contributions: An Introduction to Philosophy”
The Rebus Foundation has launched its first project, The Rebus Community for Open Textbook Creation. The Rebus Community will build a new, collaborative model for open textbook publishing. Its mission is to publish many new, high-quality CC-BY-licensed open textbooks that can be freely used and remixed by educators worldwide. In addition, the community will provideKeep reading “Rebus Foundation Launches Rebus Community”
Members of the Open Textbook community signed a joint statement today advocating the use of the CC BY license when creating open textbooks. We, the undersigned, are active in the creation, dissemination, and adoption of Open Textbooks and Open Educational Resources (OER) throughout the world. Our projects, collectively, have involved hundreds of textbooks, thousands ofKeep reading “A joint statement on the CC BY license”
Members of the Open Textbook community signed a joint statement today advocating the use of the CC BY license when creating open textbooks. Read the full statement.