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Denise Dejonghe
Click to view contentAfter testing out various free open book platforms with an instructor, we selected Pressbooks as a user-friendly platform for her to create an open book. Once the book was created (educ2010.pressbooks.com), we tested various methods of placing it in Canvas which are demonstrated in this course: Examples of placing a Pressbooks open textbook in… (Show more)
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Denise Dejonghe
Click to view contentThere are many benefits to instructors and students when courses use Open Textbooks (and other Open Educational Resources). In addition to cost savings, instructors are finding that students read open online textbooks in more locations and more often than previously-purchased textbooks. Instructors can also customize open online content to reflect… (Show more)
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katie@instructure.com
This list is compiled by the members of this group. Click 'edit' (on the right of this document) to contribute additional resources. For more, go to Open Content Providers.   TOOL DESCRIPTION For Instructors or Students Office Mix Office Mix is no longer supported. Please read the following for more details: Migrate your content from Office Mix…
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Stefanie Sanders
I am working on writing a textbook.  I'd like to create an OER.  As I've done research on OERs I've realized that many publishers are connected to specific universities (MIT and Rice), groups of colleges, or Wikis which anyone can change.  Does Canvas publish textbook OERs?  How does this work?  Do I just create my textbook using my college's… (Show more)
Doug Holton
Click to view contentI thought I'd share this here in case it is of any use to folks making the case for the use of open textbooks (such as those from OpenStax) at their schools.  See also the OpenStax-enabled course shells on Canvas Commons that Barbara Illowsky posted about earlier: OER-enabled Canvas sample course shells to other LMS.   The Open Textbook Alliance… (Show more)
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Kelley L. Meeusen
A gift from the Washington State system of Community and Technical Colleges, courtesy of Paul Kreemer, developer.     Open Attribution Builder - LTI Installation This tool is installed as an LTI app in Canvas.  (In the Canvas admin area, go into Settings, click the Apps tab, click View App Configurations, and click Add App.)  Use the settings… (Show more)
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Tracie Bosket
Hi Everyone, I imported the OpenStax Intro to Sociology book into a Canvas shell. I am able to find the PowerPoints and the Quizzes, but I cannot find any content. Does anyone know how to find the content in OpenStax books?
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Kona Jones
I'm using the Free version for Teachers. Does anyone know how to import a .xml file (OER) from Libretext.org? I could download it into .pdf but I'd like to have it in the online format and just link it in Canvas without the need to link every single page.   Thanks