Posts Tagged: Open textbooks

#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 – “Open Brings Options” (post 2)

Open Textbook Discussions – “Open Brings Options” (post 2)

Open textbook discussions – “Open brings options” The discussions that took place in the Open Textbook workshops at the University of the West of England recently raised some interesting points (Blog 1). Of course they would – workshops were attended by teachers, library staff and learning technologists, and their breadth of perspective was enlightening. We… Read more

Open Textbook Workshops at UWE (post 1)

Open Textbook Workshops at UWE (post 1)

Last week on Thursday 20th July and Friday 21st July we ran the first four Open Textbook workshops as part of our Hewlett-funded project (#UKOpenTextbooks; @UKOpenTextbooks). The slide deck is available here – David Ernst via SlideShare It was an utterly delight to work with David Ernst from the Open Textbook Library which is based at the… Read more

Welcome to our UK Open Textbook Project!

Welcome to our UK Open Textbook Project!

I’m so excited to be embarking on this new project along with partners from the OER Hub and WONKHE – people well known to the UK open education community. Bare with us whilst we build this blog and you can follow us on Twitter at @UKOpenTextbooks to stay up to date with project news. How did… Read more