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

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”

Reports: The Open Anthology of Earlier American Literature

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This is the seventh 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. The Collective Work of Collected Works Creating Tim Robbins’ Open Anthology The anthology isKeep reading “Reports: The Open Anthology of Earlier American Literature”

Book Release! Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics [ed. George Matthews]

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I am excited to announce the release of another book in a series of open textbooks for Introduction to Philosophy courses: Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics, edited by George Matthews (Plymouth State University, New Hampshire, USA).  Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics explores many different approaches, both historical and contemporary, to understanding and justifying moral and ethical norms.Keep reading “Book Release! Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics [ed. George Matthews]”

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”

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