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News and updates about the Rebus Community, including open textbook projects, events and announcements, new initiatives, and software releases.

Asynchronous Student Engagement using Social Annotation

Learning Rebus Community

Open & Online. Post 4 Open & Online was a series of free weekly community gatherings organized by Rebus Community on a theme related to open textbooks as courseware and online collaboration. Participants received a free book on a shared instance of PressbooksEDU courtesy of Pressbooks. This program will not continue, but all resources willKeep reading “Asynchronous Student Engagement using Social Annotation”

Building Effective Online Assessment

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Open & Online. Post 3 Open & Online is a series of free weekly community gatherings organized by Rebus Community on a theme related to open textbooks as courseware and online collaboration. Participants receive a free book on a shared instance of PressbooksEDU courtesy of Pressbooks. Remote learning doesn’t mean that students only access andKeep reading “Building Effective Online Assessment”

Leveraging OER for Online Courses

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Open & Online. Post 1 Instructors around the world are faced with the challenge of shifting their teaching to an online format. This shift isn’t just about finding an online textbook, but also involves rethinking around pedagogy and ways to assess students’ learning. Open Educational Resources (OER) and open tools and platforms are an excellentKeep reading “Leveraging OER for Online Courses”

Release Announcement! Sight-Reading for Guitar

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Sight-Reading for Guitar: The Keep Going Method Book & Video Series (by Chelsea Green) Sight-reading is a juggling act, for any instrument. If the guitarist lingers too long on any mental, emotional, or physical response, all the balls come tumbling down. The newly released, Sight-Reading for Guitar: The Keep Going Method Book & Video SeriesKeep reading “Release Announcement! Sight-Reading for Guitar”

Rebus and Pressbooks Announce Support for Faculty Going Online: Open & Online

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Update: This program has been discontinued. We are very proud of the projects were be able to support and inspired by the people we met. Thank you to Steel Wagstaff, Apurva Ashok, and Amy Song for all their help. March 16th was the first week our office went home to work. Because much of theKeep reading “Rebus and Pressbooks Announce Support for Faculty Going Online: Open & Online”

Reports: Blueprint for Success in College & Career

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This is the ninth 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. A Man, a Plan, and Lots of Fans Dave Dillon’s Success Story Like manyKeep reading “Reports: Blueprint for Success in College & Career”

Reports: Marking Open & Affordable Courses

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This is the eighth 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. Making Marking The OER about OER from Michelle Reed, Sarah Hare, and JessicaKeep reading “Reports: Marking Open & Affordable Courses”

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