Webinar: Publishing Open Textbooks
Posted on Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 12:08 pm.
P ublishing Open Textbooks: A University Press Perspective
Meredith Morris-Babb, Executive Director, University Press of Florida (UPF)
Kara Schwartz, Acquisitions Editor and Digital Initiatives Coordinator, University Press of Florida
How does a publisher create a quality open textbook from a variety of sources in varying formats that has a uniform look and pedagogy? The University Press of Florida representatives will discuss:
UPF production processes and options
How existing textbooks can be modified to accommodate open access/ adaptable texts
The need for discreet editions and International Standard Book Number (ISBN) assignments
The challenges that lie ahead
When: Thursday, October 7, 2010 – 2:00 to 3:00 PM EDT
Registration is required. . This session utilizes the California Community College Confer (CCC Confer) meeting system. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Cost: None
Sponsors:Fulfilling the Promise of
Open Access Textbooks, a 2009-2011 FIPSE special grant project of the Florida Distance Learning Consortium, Tallahassee, Florida
Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER), established in July 2007 by the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, Los Altos Hills, CA. CCOER funding is graciously provided by a grant from the Hewlett Foundation.
Please contact David Nelson if you have any questions regarding the webinar, registration, or have suggestions for a future webinar topic or speaker. Thank you for your continued interest in open textbooks.
Project Manager, Open Access Textbook FIPSE Grant
Florida Distance Learning Consortium