Get Started Using Open Textbooks
Open textbooks can help alleviate the burden of textbook costs for students and provide faculty with fully-customizable course materials. Instructors can tailor open textbooks to specific learning outcomes and to inclusion and equity goals. This asynchronous online workshop will introduce you to open textbooks and allow you to explore existing open textbooks available for use in your courses.
After this workshop is completed, you will be eligible to write a review of an open textbook and receive a $200 stipend. The stipend is funded by VIVA, Virginia's Academic Library Consortium.
At the completion of this workshop, participants will:
- Understand barriers to student success
- Identify priorities for evaluating quality course materials
This asynchronous online workshop can be completed any time between January 18, 2022 and March 21, 2022.
It will take approximately 90 minutes to complete.
Applications will be accepted now through Friday, March 11, 2022 and applicants should expect a response within a week of submission.
Reviews will be due Monday, May 16, 2022
- Friday, March 11, 2022
- All Day Event
- Asynchronous Course - January 18 to March 21, 2022