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Name: Open Textbook Adoption
ID: m15767
Language: English (en)
Summary: Five steps to adopting an Open Textbook for a course.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: copyright, health, health education, oer, open, open educational resources, publish, teaching, textbook
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Judy Baker (
Copyright Holders: Judy Baker (
Maintainers: Judy Baker (

Latest version: 1.8 (history)
First publication date: Jan 21, 2008 3:22 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Nov 19, 2009 12:43 am -0600


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Version History

Version: 1.9 Aug 8, 2013 4:16 pm -0500 by Judy Baker
Updated broken links in copyright section

Version: 1.8 Nov 19, 2009 12:43 am -0600 by Judy Baker Currently viewing this version.
Added Quick Start steps

Version: 1.7 Mar 1, 2008 11:27 pm -0600 by Judy Baker
Updated URLs that have changed.

Version: 1.6 Jan 24, 2008 4:27 pm -0600 by Judy Baker
Add a link to another Module.

Version: 1.5 Jan 24, 2008 3:43 pm -0600 by Judy Baker
Added links to ISKME Module: What are Open Textbooks?

Version: 1.4 Jan 22, 2008 12:19 pm -0600 by Judy Baker
Corrected a typo

Version: 1.3 Jan 21, 2008 6:26 pm -0600 by Judy Baker
Added another example for Step 5

Version: 1.2 Jan 21, 2008 6:06 pm -0600 by Judy Baker
Added more details to Steps 3 and 5

Version: 1.1 Jan 21, 2008 4:14 pm -0600 by Judy Baker
New module.

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