Known Open Textbook Adoptions in B.C.

2012 - 2019
Student savings $13,723,645.00 - $14,271,602.00
Number of B.C. students using open textbooks 142476
Number of B.C. institutions currently adopting 40
Top 5 adopting institutions (in order) Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Langara College, Douglas College, University of British Columbia, Justice Institute of BC
Number of known B.C. faculty adopting 648
Number of known B.C. adoptions 3360
Adoption
Each adoption refers to a course section within a specific term and year for which an open textbook has replaced a a primary textbook or educational resource that must be purchased.
Book (refers to an open textbook)
A comprehensive compilation of content organized into chapters that includes a table of contents, learning outcomes, and learning activities created to meet course objectives in a specific subject-area and is assigned an open-copyright licence or released into the public domain.
Faculty
The number of individual instructors who have adopted one or more open textbooks for one or more course sections. A faculty member is only counted once.
Savings
The number at the lower end is calculated as follows: number of students (see "Students") x $100 (This number was derived by OpenStax College based on a formula that takes into account used textbook purchases and rental costs as well as new textbook costs.)
The number at the upper end is calculated as follows: number of students (see "Students") x actual cost of the textbook being replaced if purchased as hard copy and new.
Students
The total number of students in all course sections within which an open textbook is used as the primary educational resource.

Likely adoptions

Based on visits What is this?

Date range: 2019-08-13 - 2019-12-13
Site: opentextbc.ca
Number of books in the collection 306
Number of web-based books opentextbc.ca 70
Number of visits to all 70 web-based books opentextbc.ca 7880819
Number of likely adoptions in the last 4 months opentextbc.ca 4728 - 15763
Predictions opentextbc.ca 1 adoption is likely to occur every 0.48 - 0.24 hours

Based on downloads What is this?

Date range: 2019-08-13 - 2019-12-13
Site: opentextbc.ca
Number of books in the collection 306
Number of web-based books opentextbc.ca 70
Number of downloads of all 70 web-based books opentextbc.ca 15132
Number of likely adoptions in the last 4 months opentextbc.ca 303 - 1513
Predictions opentextbc.ca 1 adoption is likely to occur every 1.92 - 9.84 hours

Summary

This page lists usage and downloads stats for books in the BCcampus (opentextbc.ca) Pressbooks. The downloads stats only include files downloaded from the webbook home page.

Number of books in the collection: 306

Number of books in Pressbooks: 70


Percentage of books in the collection that have been imported into Pressbooks:

23%
Stats above based on the date range: 2019-08-13 to 2019-12-13
Title  Num of Visits  Num Actions  Num Pageviews  Download Stats
— Anatomy and Physiology 1725737 5316229 5206808
— Chemistry 591406 1689174 1663764
— College Physics 536965 1268545 1261311
— Concepts of Biology-1st Canadian Edition 385632 1031177 986333
— Clinical Skills for Safer Patient Care 374079 864363 822859
— Research Methods in Psychology: Core Concepts and Skills (2nd Canadian edition) 321873 713851 699638
— Project Management 287067 612750 588058
— Introduction to Sociology - 1st Canadian Edition 282642 679274 664734
— Introductory Chemistry- 1st Canadian Edition 281444 706807 693202
— Principles of Social Psychology - 1st International Edition 257629 583976 571211
— Introduction to Psychology - 1st Canadian Edition 224542 508301 490870
— Physical Geology 218005 684412 630014
— Introduction to Business: OpenStax 189601 371214 367931
— Introduction to Sociology – 2nd Canadian Edition 186901 472059 460132
— Database Design - 2nd Edition 159436 334319 321145
— Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality in BC 132343 241344 233066
— Writing for Success 127561 229862 225790
— Mastering Strategic Management- 1st Canadian Edition 123959 242789 230857
— Basic Kitchen and Food Service Management 107135 194187 191665
— Vital Sign Measurement Across the Lifespan - 1st Canadian edition 94805 159233 158500
— Biology 2e 84276 166462 164107
— Teaching in a Digital Age 83984 188596 181154
— Ethics in Law Enforcement 78386 160340 158413
— Food Safety, Sanitation, and Personal Hygiene 66391 114349 112138
— Working in the Food Service Industry 65774 101998 100970
— Meat Cutting and Processing for Food Service 58780 103820 95049
— Business Ethics 54482 88083 86752
— Principles of Economics 2e 52609 84943 84485
— Principles of Accounting Volume 1 Financial Accounting 49787 90991 90464
— Canadian History: Post-Confederation 36216 96421 90545
— Principles of Accounting, Volume 2: Managerial Accounting 35991 62054 61570
— Media Studies 101 35131 68523 65803
— Principles of Management (OpenStax) 34765 59883 58868
— Introductory Business Statistics 33335 51776 50891
— Women in the World Today 32462 49329 48542
— Concepts of Biology - 1st Canadian Edition - Molna 30834 52209 50393
— Canadian History: Pre-Confederation 29990 100376 91835
— Workplace Safety in the Foodservice Industry 29618 43595 43049
— Organizational Behavior 29014 47571 47186
— Understanding Ingredients for the Canadian Baker 28174 41672 40943
— Introductory Business Statistics OpenStax 23250 36883 36784
— University Physics Volume 2 20919 30214 30078
— University Volume 1 20697 31775 30897
— Human Resources in the Food Service and Hospitality Industry 19019 31538 31171
— Modern Pastry and Plated Dessert Techniques 18172 30419 29432
— Graphic Design 17847 33611 30881
— University Physics Volume 3 17819 25685 25499
— Presentation Software 16287 23379 23260
— British Columbia in a Global Context 15689 25832 23624
— Writing in College 14018 18444 17803
— English Literature: Victorians and Moderns 13415 20255 19538
— Calculus Volume 3 11422 14933 14843
— Physical Geology - 2nd Edition 10180 42198 38209
— Calculus Volume 1 9677 12954 12862
— Elementary Algebra 9473 13059 12980
— Curriculum Developers Guide 9428 18859 17454
— Self-Publishing Guide 7300 11864 10571
— Foundation Guide 7267 13872 13402
— Introductory to Statistics 7222 9365 9321
— Nationalism, self-determination and secession 7121 9324 9204
— Algebra and Trigonometry 6102 7670 7572
— Supporting Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities & Mental Illness 5932 8730 8152
— Concepts of Biology 5674 8017 7953
— Front Line Workers (Draft) 4973 9832 9316
— Calculus Volume 2 4399 5545 5489
— Electronic Commerce: The Strategic Perspective 4135 6170 5955
— Modern Philosophy 3834 6158 5639
— BC Open Textbook Accessibility Toolkit 3674 6904 6325
— Prealgebra 3609 4428 4394
— Microbiology 3504 5093 4942

Summary

This page contains download and access stats from the last four months for all books in the B.C. Open Textbook Collection.

Number of books in the collection: 306

Number of visits to the site in the last 4 months: 33225

Number of visits to the page 'find-open-textbooks': 17


Summary

Number of completed reviews: 1

Number of textbooks reviewed: 1 Which Books?

Number of participating institutions: 53

Percentage of books in the collection that have been reviewed:

100%
Title  Num of Reviews  Overall Score
(max 5) 
Details
14.5
Details
  • Avg Score: 4.5
  • Reviewers: Brenna Clarke Gray
  • Institutions: Thompson Rivers University - Open Learning
  • Date Published: Dec 09, 2019

Summary

Number of books in the collection: 306

Number of main subject areas: 19

Number of secondary subject areas: 84


Trades

Business

Social Sciences

Humanities

Math/Stats

Biological/Physical Sciences

Adult Basic Education

Communication/Writing

Education

Support Resources

Health and Medical

Earth and Ocean Sciences

Language Learning

Academic/Career Success

Computer Science

Engineering

Law/Criminal Justice

Art and Design

Hospitality/Tourism