Results: 15 Open Textbooks
  • Opening Eyes onto Inclusion and Diversity

    Author(s): Susan Carter (Editor), University of Southern Queensland

    Updated: Apr 26, 2022

    Description: In Australia and internationally much still needs to occur to promote inclusive practices in education and society with many educators not feeling equipped to recognise or appreciate diversity or cater effectively for inclusion. With embedded audio–visual components, this open textbook is designed to enhance the quality of the reader’s experience with each chapter posing key understandings underpinning inclusion and diversity. Readers are encouraged to answer questions on culture, special learn...[more]

    Reviewed

  • A Comprehensive Guide to Applying Universal Design for Learning

    Author(s): Dr. Seanna Takacs, Junsong Zhang, Helen Lee, Lynn Truong, David Smulders

    Updated: Apr 25, 2022

    Description: A collection of three UDL workbooks. Universal Design for Learning: A Practical Guide, Universal Design for Learning: Strategies for Blended and Online Learning, and Assessment Design: Perspectives and Examples Informed by Universal Design for Learning.

    Accessible

  • Pulling Together: Manitoba Foundations Guide (Brandon Edition)

    Author(s): Manitoba Foundations Group

    Updated: Apr 25, 2022

    Description: The Manitoba Foundations Guide (Brandon Edition) is the first Manitoba adaptation of an open professional learning series developed for staff across post-secondary institutions. This guide is an adaptation of the Foundations Guide published by BCcampus and the Ministry of Advanced Education. This guide explores Indigenous-Canadian relationships from contact to the present in order to support the systemic change occurring across post-secondary institutions and beyond through Indigenization, deco...[more]

  • Project Management for Instructional Designers – 1st Canadian Edition

    Author(s): Advanced Instructional Design Faculty and Students (ETAD 874), University of Saskatchewan

    Updated: Jan 31, 2022

    Description: Project Management for Instructional Designers (PM4ID) is a textbook about project management tailored specifically for instructional designers, intended for use in graduate programs in educational technology. This book is based on a pre-existing openly licensed textbook donated to the commons by a benefactor who desires to remain anonymous. It has been collaboratively revised and updated by students and faculty at the University of Saskatchewan. It contains case studies, video cases and audio ...[more]

    Supplementary materials

  • Steps to Success: Crossing the Bridge Between Literacy Research and Practice

    Author(s): Kristen A. Munger, Editor, Open SUNY

    Updated: Jan 14, 2022

    Description: Steps to Success: Crossing the Bridge Between Literacy Research and Practice introduces instructional strategies linked to the most current research-supported practices in the field of literacy. The book includes chapters related to scientifically-based literacy research, early literacy development, literacy assessment, digital age influences on children’s literature, literacy development in underserved student groups, secondary literacy instructional strategies, literacy and modern language, a...[more]

  • A Guide to Making Open Textbooks with Students

    Author(s): Elizabeth Mays (Editor), Robin DeRosa, Rajiv Jhangiani, Timothy Robbins, David Squires, Julie Ward, Anna Andrzejewski, Samara Burns, Matthew Moore

    Updated: Oct 5, 2021

    Description: A handbook for faculty interested in practicing open pedagogy by involving students in the making of open textbooks, ancillary materials, or other Open Educational Resources. This guide aims to both inspire and equip more faculty to follow in these open pedagogy pioneers’ tracks in making open textbooks with students. This is a first edition, compiled by Rebus Community, and we welcome feedback and ideas to expand the text.

  • Creating Online Learning Experiences

    Author(s): Matt Crosslin, et al.; University of Texas at Arlington

    Updated: Oct 5, 2021

    Description: This book provides an updated look at issues that comprise the online learning experience creation process. As online learning evolves, the lines and distinctions between various classifications of courses has blurred and often vanished. Classic elements of instructional design remain relevant at the same time that newer concepts of learning experience are growing in importance. However, problematic issues new and old still have to be addressed. This handbook explores many of these topics for n...[more]

    Reviewed Accessible

  • Teaching in a Digital Age - Second Edition

    Author(s): A. W. (Tony) Bates

    Updated: Oct 1, 2021

    Description: The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when all of us, and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. A framework for making decisions about your teaching is provided, while understanding that every subject is different, and every instructor has something unique and special to bring to their teaching. The book enables teachers and instructors to help students develop the knowledge and skills they will need in a digital age: not...[more]

    Reviewed Adopted

  • Open Pedagogy in the Trades

    Author(s): Bruce Neid, Nicki Rehn; Coast Mountain College

    Updated: Oct 1, 2021

    Description: Open Pedagogy in the Trades: Instructor Resource contains a bank of activities and projects to integrate with your course curriculum and use with your students immediately. All the activities are adaptable to any trade or ITA line item, and most will work for in-person and remote learning modalities. Adopting open pedagogy will lead to more engaged and invested students and richer learning outcomes.

    Accessible

  • Knowing Home: Braiding Indigenous Science with Western Science, Book 2

    Author(s): Edited by Gloria Snively, Lorna Wanosts'a7 Williams; UVic

    Updated: Oct 1, 2021

    Description: Knowing Home attempts to capture the creative vision of Indigenous scientific knowledge and technology that is derived from an ecology of a home place. The traditional wisdom component of Indigenous Science—the values and ways of decision-making—assists humans in their relationship with each other, the land and water, and all of creation. Indigenous perspectives have the potential to give insight and guidance to the kind of environmental ethics and deep understanding that we must gain as we att...[more]

0 | 10 | 15 available results