Intro to Philosophy of Mind published

As noted in my last post, I’ve been working with a number of people on a series of open textbooks for Introduction to Philosophy courses, published with the support of the Rebus Community. And we now have the first book in a planned series of nin…

B.C. Open Textbooks Collection: New Books and Resources

It’s been a busy month for the B.C. Open Textbook Project. We’ve curated many new textbooks and resources for all to use. Please see below for details. Perspectives: An Open Invitation to Cultural Anthropology We’ve added another anthropology book to our collection. Teaching in a Digital Age  This book now has a Portuguese translation in … Continued

Lessons learned in accessibility through the BC Open Textbook Project 

BCcampus is excited to share with you the amazing work that has been happening in the area of accessibility and open textbooks. Back in 2014, Amanda Coolidge, Senior Manager, Open Education, BCcampus, Sue Doner, Faculty, Instructional Designer, eLearning, Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Camosun College and Tara Robertson, Accessibility Librarian and Coordinator, Centre for Accessible Post-secondary Education … Continued

5 new textbooks in the BC Open Textbook Collection

As of today, we now have 173 open textbooks in 8 main and 36 secondary subject areas in the BC Open Textbook Collection. New titles are being adapted and adopted often – here are the 5 latest open textbooks that we’ve added to the collection since the beginning of the year. Prealgebra: OpenStax Description: Prealgebra is … Continued

Open Textbook Community Advocates CC BY License for Open Textbooks

Members of the Open Textbook community signed a joint statement today advocating the use of the CC BY license when creating open textbooks. NEWS RELEASE – November 4, 2016, from Rebus Community We, the undersigned, are active in the creation, dissemination, and adoption of Open Textbooks and Open Educational Resources (OER) throughout the world. Our … Continued