Project Archive: Guide to Making Open Textbooks with Students

This is a snapshot of project information archived on 2 September 2022. Please contact the project team for most recent updates.
Guide to Making Open Textbooks with Students
Subject: Other Education
Book Language: English
Audience: Faculty wanting to practice open pedagogy or involve students in building OER
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Created date: October 21, 2019
Updated date: July 10, 2020
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Short Description:
A handbook for faculty interested in practicing open pedagogy by involving students in the making of open textbooks, ancillary materials, or other Open Educational Resources. This is a first edition, compiled by Rebus Community, and we welcome feedback and ideas to expand the text.
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Open Pedagogy
What is Open Pedagogy? How are professors practicing it in their classrooms to build open textbooks and other Open Educational Resources? What are the advantages to Open Pedagogy? This section answers these questions and provides ideas for working within existing teaching structures to introduce Open Pedagogy into your classes.
Project Ideas & Case Studies
Are you considering embarking on an Open Pedagogy project in your classroom? These projects will inspire you!
Student Rights & Responsibilities
When making open textbooks with students, faculty have a responsibility to keep student rights front of mind. Privacy, licensing, and digital literacy are among the main issues to consider.
Sample Assignments
Use these example assignment materials to create or expand an open textbook as an Open Pedagogy project in your classroom.
Here are some further resources to help you get started making open textbook projects in your classroom. This is the first edition of this guide. We welcome your feedback and ideas to expand it!