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Integrating an open textbook into undergraduate teacher education
Cavanaugh, Terence

PublishedMarch 2011
ConferenceProceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011, Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, Mar 07, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Edition 1, Volume 2011, Pages 2372-2378
PublisherAssociation for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
CountryUnited States, North America

As K12 schools move to open textbooks it becomes important that teacher preparation programs also begin to integrate this text format. This paper presented how an introductory educational technology undergraduate course began to integrate the use open textbooks and apply associated strategies including a getting to know your digital textbook and follow-up activities concerning integration that were used to familiarize students with this new classroom format of an old tool. The use of open textbooks provided a cost effective strategy as well as a preparatory activity for future classroom applications.

Keywords electronic textbooks · K-12 · open textbooks · textbook legislation

Published atChesapeake, VA
Rights© 2011 AACE
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