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Office Hours: Launch: Rebus Community Projects (May 16, 12 p.m. PST / 3 p.m. EST)

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Open Textbook Network & Rebus Community Host Office Hours Office Hours Launch: Rebus Community Projects Time / Date: Wednesday, May 16, 12 p.m. PST / 3 p.m. EST Guest Speaker: Zoe Wake Hyde Rebus Community is building a new, collaborative model for open textbook publishing. To support this model, we are building a platform toKeep reading “Office Hours: Launch: Rebus Community Projects (May 16, 12 p.m. PST / 3 p.m. EST)”

February Office Hours Recap & Video: Barriers to Open Textbook Adoption: Common Questions and Concerns Explained

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Are you a faculty, staff member, or librarian hoping to encourage the adoption of Open Textbooks? Speakers in this month’s Office Hours on Barriers to Open Textbook Adoption explained their strategies to overcome obstacles to textbook adoption. Watch the video recording, or read a summary below. Open textbooks reduce the costs of attending college andKeep reading “February Office Hours Recap & Video: Barriers to Open Textbook Adoption: Common Questions and Concerns Explained”

Office Hours: Tracking Faculty Open Textbooks Adaptations and Adoptions

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Open Textbook Network & Rebus Community Host Office Hours Tracking Faculty Open Textbooks Adaptations and Adoptions Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 12 p.m. PST / 3 p.m. EST Guest Speakers: Tim Robbins, Assistant Professor of English, Graceland University; Karen Bjork, Head of Digital Initiatives, Portland State University; David Harris, Editor in Chief, OpenStax; and Rosie Liljenquist,Keep reading “Office Hours: Tracking Faculty Open Textbooks Adaptations and Adoptions”

January Office Hours Recap & Video: Adapting Open Textbooks

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Are you a faculty, staff member, or librarian hoping to adapt an Open Textbook? This month’s Office Hours session on adapting open textbooks will help! Watch the video recording, or read a summary below. In January’s Office Hours event from Open Textbook Network and Rebus Community, faculty and staff who have adapted open textbooks discussedKeep reading “January Office Hours Recap & Video: Adapting Open Textbooks”

(updated) Office Hours: Barriers to Open Textbook Adoption

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Open Textbook Network & Rebus Community Host Office Hours Barriers to Open Textbook Adoption: Common Questions and Concerns Explained
 February 21, 2018, 2 p.m. PST /  5 p.m. EST Guest speakers: Jasmine Roberts, Strategic Communication Lecturer, The Ohio State University; Sarah Cohen, Managing Director, Open Textbook Network; and others TBD Open textbooks reduce the costs of attendingKeep reading “(updated) Office Hours: Barriers to Open Textbook Adoption”

Updates: Open AmLit Anthology, Media Innovation OT & January Office Hours

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Catch Tim Robbins at MLA18 with an update on The Open Anthology of Earlier American Literature! This unique open textbook project has come a long way since Robin DeRosa and her students put together the first version of The Open Anthology of Earlier American Literature. Rebus has been supporting the anthology’s expansion, with Timothy Robbins as the leadKeep reading “Updates: Open AmLit Anthology, Media Innovation OT & January Office Hours”

Office Hours: Open Textbook Adaptation

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Open Textbook Network & Rebus Community Host Office Hours Open Textbook Adaptation January 24, 4 p.m. EST / 1 p.m. PST  Guest speakers: Lauri Aesoph, Manager, Open Education, BCcampus; Dave Dillon, Counselor/Professor, Chair, OER Task Force (Academic Senate for California Community Colleges), Grossmont College; & Anita R. Walz, Open Education, Copyright & Scholarly Communications Librarian One ofKeep reading “Office Hours: Open Textbook Adaptation”

Rebus/OTN Office Hours: International Perspectives on Open Textbooks (December 2017)

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December’s topic for Rebus / OTN Office Hours is International Perspectives on Open Textbooks, and this month, we’re doing things a little differently. The Rebus Community headquarters is located in Montreal, Quebec, with our brilliant marketing manager based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Our partners, the Open Textbook Network, are also U.S.-based, and as a result, weKeep reading “Rebus/OTN Office Hours: International Perspectives on Open Textbooks (December 2017)”

October Office Hours: Beta Testing Open Textbooks

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Open Textbook Network & Rebus Community Host Office Hours Beta Testing Open Textbooks Oct. 25, 4 p.m. EST Guest Speakers: Michael Laughy, Assistant Professor of Classics, Washington & Lee University; Dianna Fisher, Director of Open Oregon State; Elizabeth Mays, Rebus & Arizona State University; and others TBD The ability to beta-test open textbooks with studentsKeep reading “October Office Hours: Beta Testing Open Textbooks”

September Office Hours: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in OER

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September 26, 12 p.m. EST Guest Speakers Maha Bali, Tara Robertson, Susan Doner, and others TBD We have an opportunity to leverage open educational values to create a vibrant publishing culture. How do we increase diversity, equity and inclusion in OER publishing? How can we work together to ensure that diverse voices are equally valued?Keep reading “September Office Hours: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in OER”

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