Preliminary Research on Possible Open Textbook Replacements

Based on the course outlines listed at https://ict.onlinecollaborative.ca/courses/course-text-books.jsp Scott Leslie undertook initial research of known sources of Open Textbooks and OER to determine if there existed any suitable replacements. His search uncovered a number of potential candidates which are listed in detail at http://edtechpost.wikispaces.com/Open+Textbook+Replacements+for+ICT+Colla

Possible Collaborative Authoring Environments

Over the past year Scott Leslie from BCcampus has been investigating various potential collaborative authoring environments for open textbooks. The key elements of such an environment are that it be web-based and allow for public viewing of the content facilitate collaboration by multiple authors provide multiple output formats, including basic ones like HTML, PDF and … Continued