Posts Tagged: Open textbook perceptions

Open textbook workshop at The University of Sussex

Open textbook workshop at The University of Sussex

  Yesterday I attended my first open textbook workshop with practitioners from outside the project at a workshop led by Viv Rolfe at the University of Sussex.  We met in the Employability and Careers Centre in the Library, and the session was attended by academics, subject support specialists, librarians and subject specialist librarians, technologists, specialists… Read more

#VICEPHEC17, York… and Beyond! #EurOpenStax

#VICEPHEC17, York… and Beyond! #EurOpenStax

Over the course of three weeks during late August and early September we had the pleasure of Dani Nicolson and Daniel Williamson of project collaborators OpenStax (US based providers of more than 20 open textbooks in high enrolment subjects) visiting the UK as part of their month-long #EurOpenStax tour. Their visit kicked off with several days in… Read more

Open Textbook Discussions – Reinventing the Textbook (post 3)

Open Textbook Discussions – Reinventing the Textbook (post 3)

The first of our project workshops on open textbooks was held at the University of the West of England, Bristol, on 20 and 21st July 2017. Previous posts contain links to slides and other discussions. This post captures some of the ideas around the potential of the open textbook publishing model, and in the discussions we… Read more