Category: Learning

Resources and tools for making open textbooks, along with responses to questions about our projects and new guidance in using Rebus Ink and Community.

Reports: Translating the Digital Citizenship Toolkit

Learning Rebus Community

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

Learning Rebus Community

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)”

Adapting OER for your Unique Context (Office Hours Summary)

Learning Rebus Community

“Adapting OER for your Unique Context,” a co-presentation with the Open Textbook Network, taught us a lot about the wealth of possibilities for adaptation that OER presents, and the different methods of achieving those adaptation dreams. Our guests told us stories of creating an open textbook that is easily adaptable and of adapting an openKeep reading “Adapting OER for your Unique Context (Office Hours Summary)”

Publishing Together: Finding Community in Introduction to Philosophy

Learning Rebus Community

There were 163 posts on the Rebus Community platform and 35 people collaborating on the Introduction to Philosophy series when I first joined this open textbook project. The team had been working together for almost six months, so there was some catching up to do: I had to understand the team’s motivations, vision, and currentKeep reading “Publishing Together: Finding Community in Introduction to Philosophy”

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