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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)”

June 2018 Office Hours: MOU, Contracts, Agreements

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Watch the video recording of this Office Hours session, or keep reading for a full transcript. Note: If anyone would prefer to not be associated with their comments in either of these transcripts, please contact Apurva as soon as possible and we will remove any names or other identifying information. Audio Transcript Participants: Meredith Jacob, Ann Ludbrook, Karen Lauritsen,Keep reading “June 2018 Office Hours: MOU, Contracts, Agreements”

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”

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