Save $$ with Free and Open Textbooks
Judy Baker
September 17, 2009
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Maximize your CCC Confer window.
Mute your phone (*6) if you have visitors or noise in your office.
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Ask questions over the phone when the presenter prompts.
Ask questions throughout presentation via the chat window.
Adjusting your computer audio
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a) First, run the audio wizard Tools/Audio/Audio Setup Wizard.
b) Second, press on the mic icon when it’s available (release
when finished speaking)
Saving Files & Open/close Captions
1. Save chat window with floppy disc icon
2. Open/close captioning window with CC icon
Emoticons and Polling
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Housekeeping
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Maximize your CCC Confer window.
Mute your phone (*6) if you have visitors or noise in your office.
Please note phone audio may be in presenter-only mode.
Ask questions over the phone when the presenter prompts.
Ask questions throughout presentation via the chat window.
Turn on or off Closed Captioning by clicking on the
icon.
Save the presentation or chat by clicking on the
icon.
Vote Yes or No by using the
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How to use VoIP
1) To listen, adjust your speaker volume (left bottom of window)
2) To speak you’ll need a microphone or USB headset.
a) First, run the audio wizard Tools/Audio/Audio Setup Wizard.
b) Second, press on the mic icon when it is free (release when finished speaking)
Save $$ with
Free and Open
Textbooks
Presented by
Dr. Judy Baker
Overview
• CCOT Project and
CCCOER
• Open Textbooks
– Identify
– Find
– Use
• Faculty perspective
Community College Consortium
for Open Educational Resources
Joint effort to develop and use open
educational resources and open textbooks
in community college courses
oerconsortium.org
Community College
Open Textbook Collaborative
Goal
Identify, organize, and support the production and use of high
quality, accessible and culturally relevant Open Textbooks for
community college students
Reduce the cost
of textbooks
CCCOER Membership
www.collegeopentextbooks.org
Remember this rite of passage?
For many students…
The first test
is their ability
to afford the
textbooks.
Or, is it that test of fitness to carry all those textbooks?
Lighten the load
Lighten the load
with
Open
Textbooks
Use of open textbooks can replace this scene with …..
Today’s Menu
Identify
Find
Select
Use
Identify
Collaborative
Statistics
Barbara Illowsky & Susan Dean
ISBN: 9780978745973
Online: Free
PDF/Word: Free
Hard copy: $31.98
For more information:
www.collegeopentextbooks.org
Comparison of Stats Textbooks
Publisher: Wiley
Open: Connexions & QOOP
Downloadable version:
$77.50
Downloadable & online versions:
FREE
Printed bound version:
$141.95 new
$110.25 used
Printed bound version:
$31.95 new
Example
PHYS 4A: General Physics
600 pages
Used $125.00
New $179.00
Introduction to
Economic Analysis
R. Preston McAfee, Caltech
ISBN: 160049000X
Online: Free
PDF/Word: Free
Hard copy: $11.10
Used at:
Harvard, NYU, Cal Poly, UC-Santa
Barbara, Caltech, Oregon State,
Claremont McKenna….
www.introecon.com
What are
Open Textbooks?
• High quality educational content
• Freely available from the internet, anytime, anywhere
• Shared
• Usable and re-usable
What are Open Textbooks?
• An openly-licensed textbook offered digitally online by its
author(s), ideally for sharing, reuse, and remixing
• Allows users to read online, download, or print the book at
no cost
• Licensed in a way that grants a baseline set of rights to
users that are less restrictive than all rights reserved
copyright
Open Licenses?
Attribution:
You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your copyrighted
work - and derivative works based upon it - but only if they give you
credit.
Noncommercial:
You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your work - and
derivative works based upon it - but for noncommercial purposes
only.
No Derivative Works:
You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform only verbatim
copies of your work, not derivative works based upon it.
Share Alike :
You allow others to distribute derivative works only under a license
identical to the license that governs your work.
Creative Commons
Open License Types
Open vs. Digital vs. Free Textbooks
Similar but Different
For Sharing
and
Customizing
Free
Textbooks
Open
Textbooks
Digital
Textbooks
Traditional
Publishers’
Textbooks
All Rights Reserved
Benefits
Lowers the costs of
educational
materials
for students
Benefits of OER
• Share and remix
learning materials
for customized
and localized use
• Fast feedback loop on quality and relevance of
learning materials => continual improvement
and rapid development
Benefits
Gives faculty tools
for freedom from
publishers’ dictates
about learning
content and
delivery
Challenges
• Resistance to
change
• Limited availability
of high quality and
comprehensive
learning materials
in some disciplines
• Inadequate access
to high-speed
Internet by students
Challenges
• Compliance with
accessibility
requirements
• Printing and
computer lab
demands on
campus
by students
• Coordination with
campus bookstores
Discover OER
Find
Select
Locate Open Textbooks
for Consideration
– Lists
• CCCOER
• MERLOT
• OER Commons
– Repositories
• Connexions
• Wikibooks
• Global Text Project
Open Textbooks
Over 250 open textbooks identified,
catalogued, and listed on CCCOER site
and in MERLOT Collection
Tools for Locating, Organizing,
and Delivering Open Textbooks
www.merlot.org
How to Find Open Textbooks in OER Commons
Step 1: Go to http://oercommons.org
How to Find Open Textbooks in OER Commons
Step 1: Go to http://oercommons.org
Step 2: Click on Advanced Search
How to Find Open Textbooks in OER Commons
Step 3: Type in Keywords for the course you teach
How to Find Open Textbooks in OER Commons
Step 4:
How to Find Open Textbooks in OER Commons
Results:
www.flatworldknowledge.com/
Tools for Collaboration
and Development
Statistics Open Textbook
Now Available at Connexions
http://cnx.org/content/col10522/latest/
Collaborative Statistics
by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean
Online
View
Download
and print
Online
version
Buy hard
copy
Purchasing an open textbook copy
from print-on-demand publisher QOOP
Sample
Chapter
Click here
to print out
Navigate table
of contents
Key term links
to definition
Collaborative Statistics Textbook Adopters
2008-2009 Academic Year
– Arkansas
• Arkansas Tech University
– South Carolina
• Converse College
– California
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CSU Dominguez Hills
De Anza College
Sacramento City College
San Diego Mesa College
– Maryland
• Frederick Community College
Fall 2009 (new adopters)
– New York
• Borough of Manhattan
Community College
– California
• Cabrillo College
• Lake Tahoe Community College
– Massachusetts
• Berkshire Community College
– Washington
• South Puget Sound Community
College
– Canada
• St. Mary's Collegiate Institute
– New York
• SUNY - Purchase College
– Colorado
• University of Colorado
– Ohio
• University of Toledo
– Virginia
• Virginia Tech University
Estimated savings of $60,583 for
De Anza College students each quarter
Customized Open Textbook
Quick Start to
Open Textbook Adoption
• Locate open textbooks
for consideration
• Evaluate each textbook
for selection
• Customize, remix, and
organize selected
textbook
• Disseminate in print
and digital formats
http://emharrington.com/rex/images/adoptadog/Adopt_Me.jpg
Self-Paced Tutorial
Customize, Remix,
and Organize
–Interoperability
–Accessibility
–License type
–Cultural relevance
Disseminate Open Textbook
– Digital formats
– Printed format
– Student (DIY)
– Campus bookstore
– Campus printshop services
– Proprietary services
10 Reasons Instructors
Freely Share Online Content
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Marketing courses or course materials
Ease of access
Content repetition
Pedagogical idea sharing
Expert feedback support
Standardization of the content
Experimentation and risk
Personal growth
Responsive to the needs of others
~ Bonk, 2009
creativecommoners at flickr
Faculty Role
• Need faculty to help
create, review, and
promote use of OER
– Support sabbaticals
for development and
modification of open textbooks
– Give credit toward tenure for faculty
work on open textbook development
OER on Your Campus
• Form Taskforce on campus to address
adoption of open textbooks
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Curriculum approval
Pedagogical standards
Articulation
Tech support
Bookstore and print shop services
Library
Faculty and department participation
Faculty training in development of OER
Marketing
http://opencollegetextbooks.ning.com
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Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources
– http://oerconsortium.org
Community College Open Textbook Project NING
– http://collegeopentextbooks.ning.com/
250+ Open Textbooks Listed by Subject
– http://oerconsortium.org/discipline-specific/
MERLOT
– http://www.merlot.org
OER Commons
– http://www.oercommons.org
The Orange Grove
– http://www.theorangegrove.org/
Connexions
Open Textbook
Resources
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http://cnx.org
Global Text Project
– http://globaltext.terry.uga.edu/books
Flat World Knowledge
– http://www.flatworldknowledge.com
Wiki Books
– http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Main_Page
Creative Commons license
– http://creativecommons.org/license
Quick Start to Open Textbook Adoption
– http://collegeopentextbooks.ning.com/profiles/blogs/quick-start-to-open-textbook
Contact Information
• Dr. Judy Baker, Dean
– [email protected]
– (650) 949-7749
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