Known Open Textbook Adoptions in B.C.

2012 - 2019
Student savings $11,898,747.00 - $12,641,621.00
Number of B.C. students using open textbooks 126134
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, Camosun College
Number of known B.C. faculty adopting 592
Number of known B.C. adoptions 3095
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.
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: 2019-03-24 - 2019-07-24
Site: opentextbc.ca
Number of books in the collection 291
Number of web-based books opentextbc.ca 60
Number of visits to all 60 web-based books opentextbc.ca 11074129
Number of likely adoptions in the last 4 months opentextbc.ca 6645 - 22148
Predictions opentextbc.ca 1 adoption is likely to occur every 0.48 - 0.24 hours

Based on downloads What is this?

Date range: 2019-03-24 - 2019-07-24
Site: opentextbc.ca
Number of books in the collection 291
Number of web-based books opentextbc.ca 60
Number of downloads of all 60 web-based books opentextbc.ca 31207
Number of likely adoptions in the last 4 months opentextbc.ca 624 - 3121
Predictions opentextbc.ca 1 adoption is likely to occur every 0.96 - 4.8 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: 291

Number of books in Pressbooks: 60


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

21%
Stats above based on the date range: 2019-03-24 to 2019-07-24
Title  Num of Visits  Num Actions  Num Pageviews  Download Stats
— Anatomy and Physiology 2755065 3714573 3627450
— Chemistry 950682 1142377 1122171
— College Physics 891688 1054175 1047540
— Clinical Skills for Safer Patient Care 632166 891998 843164
— Concepts of Biology-1st Canadian Edition 609405 783211 746319
— Introductory Chemistry- 1st Canadian Edition 545894 656486 644113
— Introduction to Sociology - 1st Canadian Edition 509201 652984 639333
— Research Methods in Psychology: Core Concepts and Skills (2nd Canadian edition) 494446 633038 619333
— Project Management 480106 691897 651943
— Principles of Social Psychology - 1st International Edition 353484 480139 469292
— Introduction to Sociology – 2nd Canadian Edition 261876 332717 325042
— Physical Geology 253332 499741 453274
— Database Design - 2nd Edition 224487 310322 296482
— Introduction to Psychology - 1st Canadian Edition 199651 274452 262817
— Writing for Success 169417 206932 202735
— Introduction to Business: OpenStax 162349 206101 202965
— Mastering Strategic Management- 1st Canadian Edition 152135 208589 197034
— Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality in BC 150356 206875 199282
— Basic Kitchen and Food Service Management 141033 179235 175159
— Vital Sign Measurement Across the Lifespan - 1st Canadian edition 99841 117897 117321
— Ethics in Law Enforcement 97499 147399 144796
— Working in the Food Service Industry 93457 111726 110479
— Teaching in a Digital Age 84036 152748 144350
— Food Safety, Sanitation, and Personal Hygiene 73256 98683 96334
— Canadian History: Post-Confederation 71802 130592 123026
— Meat Cutting and Processing for Food Service 68260 97418 89133
— Biology 2e 63093 79259 77913
— Business Ethics 58402 70956 69953
— Concepts of Biology - 1st Canadian Edition - Molna 53873 65080 63198
— Principles of Economics 2e 35001 40702 40296
— Canadian History: Pre-Confederation 30896 73919 68625
— Women in the World Today 28975 38712 37894
— Media Studies 101 27704 41873 40384
— Introductory Business Statistics 27229 32096 31385
— Workplace Safety in the Foodservice Industry 26444 32547 32044
— Human Resources in the Food Service and Hospitality Industry 26408 36174 35787
— Understanding Ingredients for the Canadian Baker 25159 32546 32082
— Graphic Design 17971 29936 27665
— British Columbia in a Global Context 17428 26997 24357
— Modern Pastry and Plated Dessert Techniques 17310 24970 24225
— English Literature: Victorians and Moderns 12670 18012 17242
— Presentation Software 10363 12744 12632
— Writing in College 8195 9957 9548
— Curriculum Developers Guide 7973 16194 14397
— Self-Publishing Guide 7153 11644 10025
— Nationalism, self-determination and secession 6322 8217 8141
— BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English - Reader 4 5848 8499 7948
— Supporting Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities & Mental Illness 5229 7356 6907
— Foundation Guide 4695 8469 7908
— Front Line Workers (Draft) 4064 8297 7504
— BC Open Textbook Accessibility Toolkit 4062 7692 6689
— Electronic Commerce: The Strategic Perspective 3779 5054 4906
— Nature of Geographic Information 2520 3591 3173
— Modern Philosophy 2242 3210 2965
— OER by Discipline Guide 1970 5895 4437
— Guide for Teachers and Instructors (Draft) 1903 4465 3947
— BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English - Course Pack 5 1213 2906 2559
— Guide to Adapting or Revising an Open Textbook 1133 2061 1887
— BC Open Textbook Pressbooks Guide 1090 2507 2141
— ABE for Adult Literacy Fundamental English - Reader 5 888 1667 1596

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: 291

Number of visits to the site in the last 4 months: 22422

Number of visits to the page 'find-open-textbooks': 7636


Summary

Number of completed reviews: 1

Number of textbooks reviewed: 0 Which Books?

Number of participating institutions: 52

Percentage of books in the collection that have been reviewed:

0%
Title  Num of Reviews  Overall Score
(max 5) 
Details
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Summary

Number of books in the collection: 291

Number of main subject areas: 19

Number of secondary subject areas: 80


Trades

Social Sciences

Business

Humanities

Math/Stats

Biological/Physical Sciences

Adult Basic Education

Communication/Writing

Support Resources

Education

Health and Medical

Earth and Ocean Sciences

Academic/Career Success

Language Learning

Computer Science

Engineering

Law/Criminal Justice

Art and Design

Hospitality/Tourism