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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!”

November Office Hours: License to…? (Audio Transcript)

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Watch the video recording of this Office Hours session, or keep reading for a full transcript.  Note: If anyone would prefer to not be associated with their comments in this transcript, please contact Apurva (apurva@rebus.foundation) as soon as possible and we will remove any names or other identifying information. Audio Transcript Speakers: Robin DeRosa MahaKeep reading “November Office Hours: License to…? (Audio Transcript)”

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!”

New Mass Communication OER! Media, Society, Culture and You

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Media, Society, Culture and You by Mark Poepsel (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville) is an approachable introductory text that covers major mass communication terms and concepts, including digital culture, social media, gaming, propaganda, and ‘sharing’. Take a look at the book online, download it in multiple formats, and keep reading to learn more! We’re excited toKeep reading “New Mass Communication OER! Media, Society, Culture and You”

Accessibility and Digital Content/Creation: Implications for Open Education

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In the Fall of 2017, Rebus Foundation Assistant Director, Zoe Wake Hyde, took part in a roundtable discussion at University of California, focusing on making digital content and creation more accessible for people with disabilities. The gathering was convened by the Authors Alliance, the Silicon Flatirons Center, and the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology,Keep reading “Accessibility and Digital Content/Creation: Implications for Open Education”

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