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The open textbook toolkit: Developing a new narrative for OER support
Waller, Mira · Cross, Will · Hayes, Erica

PublishedApril 2019
ConferenceAssociation of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) 2019, Recasting the Narrative
Pages 587-593
CountryUnited States, North America

ABSTRACT
This paper focuses on IMLS-funded research we have done around the practices and needs of psychology instructors considering adopting or creating open educational resources (OER). Over the past year and a half, we have gathered information and developed a plan for creating a subject-specific, scalable “open textbook toolkit” that will meet the needs of instructors looking to adopt, adapt, or create OER. In this paper, we identify a set of themes for support of OER in psychology courses, as well as guidance for applying these results in other fields. It also provides a framework for librarians to develop their own research agenda in this area.

Keywords higher ducation · OER adoption · open education · open textbook toolkit · psychology · STEM adoption

RefereedYes
RightsAttribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Canada (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 CA)
URLhttp://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/conferences/confsandpreconfs/2019/TheOpenTextbookToolkit.pdf
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