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September Office Hours: Defining Textbook Structure and Elements (Audio and Chat Transcripts)

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Watch the video recording of this Office Hours session, or keep reading for a full transcript. The chat transcript is also available, for those interested in reading the conversation that took place amongst participants and seeing resources shared. Note: If anyone would prefer to not be associated with their comments in either of these transcripts,Keep reading “September Office Hours: Defining Textbook Structure and Elements (Audio and Chat Transcripts)”

August Office Hours: Publishing Textbooks vs. Monographs & Journals (Audio Transcript)

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Watch the video recording of this Office Hours session, or keep reading for a full transcript. Audio Transcript Speakers: Danielle Mead Skjelver David Alan Rech Chealsye Bowley Karen Lauritsen Zoe Wake Hyde Rajiv Jhangiani Karen: Hi, everyone, I’m Karen Lauritsen I’m managing director with the Open Textbook Network. We are a community of institutions workingKeep reading “August Office Hours: Publishing Textbooks vs. Monographs & Journals (Audio Transcript)”

July Office Hours: Developing OER Policy (Audio and Chat Transcripts)

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Watch the video recording of this Office Hours session, or keep reading for a full transcript. The chat transcript is also available, for those interested in reading the conversation that took place amongst participants and seeing resources shared.  Note: If anyone would prefer to not be associated with their comments in either of these transcripts, pleaseKeep reading “July Office Hours: Developing OER Policy (Audio and Chat Transcripts)”

Office Hours Recap and Video: Beta Testing Open Textbooks

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In this month’s session, guests discuss the logistics of beta testing an open textbook, including: strategies to recruit beta testers, mechanisms for collecting and implementing feedback, and marketing this process. If you’re curious about how open textbooks are tested in classrooms, or how and when student and instructor feedback is incorporated, read the recap belowKeep reading “Office Hours Recap and Video: Beta Testing Open Textbooks”

Office Hours Recap and Video: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Open Textbooks

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In this Office Hours conversation about diversity, equity, and inclusion in open textbooks, guest speakers and participants identified several aspects of OER that deserve attention and improvement. Read the recap below, or watch the video recording. Office Hours, hosted by The Open Textbook Network and the Rebus Community, is a monthly event in which weKeep reading “Office Hours Recap and Video: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Open Textbooks”

August Office Hours Recap & Video: Metadata for Open Textbooks

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Are you an author, librarian, or staff member creating or using Open Textbooks at your institution? Learn more about the metadata that helps make these books discoverable in this month’s Office Hours session! Scroll down to read a recap, or watch the video recording. This month’s Office Hours event, hosted by the Open Textbook NetworkKeep reading “August Office Hours Recap & Video: Metadata for Open Textbooks”

July Office Hours Recap & Video: Updating Open Textbooks

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Are you an instructor, staff member, or librarian using Open Textbooks at your institution? Do you want to know how you can keep this resource updated over the years? This month’s Office Hours session on keeping open textbooks relevant will help you do just that! Watch the video recording, or read a recap. During thisKeep reading “July Office Hours Recap & Video: Updating Open Textbooks”

Office Hours Recap & Video: Accessibility in Open Textbooks

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Are you a professor, librarian, or staff member looking for ways to prioritize accessibility in OER? This month’s Office Hours session on best practices for accessibility in open textbooks will help you do just that! Watch the video recording, or read a recap. Accessibility in Open Textbooks was the subject of this month’s Office Hours,Keep reading “Office Hours Recap & Video: Accessibility in Open Textbooks”

Office Hours Recap & Video: OER Workflows for Open Textbooks

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In this month’s Office Hours, organized by Rebus Community and the Open Textbook Network, special guests and participants discussed their experiences with OER workflows. Watch the video or read a recap of the session below. Guests included Allison Brown, SUNY Geneseo; Rebel Cummings-Sauls, Kansas State University; Billy Meinke, University of Hawaii; and Anthony Palmiotto, OpenStax.Keep reading “Office Hours Recap & Video: OER Workflows for Open Textbooks”

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