The UK Open Textbooks project

The UK Open Textbooks project is underway with the Open University, the University of the West of England, the Open Textbook Library and open publishers OpenStax to investigate the viability for UK Higher Education Institutions to publish open textbooks by testing two models — the OpenStax and the OpenTextbook Network models.

In a recent blog post, David Kernohan and Vivien Rolfe discuss how open textbooks publishing is evolving in the USA and the UK and contextualise how the sector is performing. Kernohan and Rolfe also discuss the UK Open Textbooks project and invite academics and teachers, both from Higher Education and Further Education to complete a survey on the use of textbooks as teaching resources.

Read the full blog post at: http://wonkhe.com/blogs/textbooks-a-tipping-point/

 

 

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