Archive for March, 2010


Info about Open Textbooks

March 10, 2010

Information about open textbooks is available from:


Free Culture by Lawrence Lessig

March 6, 2010

Free Culture: How Big Media Uses Technology and the Law to Lock Down Culture and Control Creativity by Lawrence  Lessig is available for free download and use under a Creative Commons license at  Watch TEDxNYED livestreaming now at


Open Textbook Advocate Training

March 3, 2010

Become an Advocate/Trainer for Open Textbooks and earn a $1500 stipend
for giving a workshop on your campus. March 8 noon to 1:30 PM, March
10 noon to 2 PM, March 11 noon to 2 PM, March 18 noon to 1 PM. All
times are Pacific Standard Time.  For community college educators only.

To Register for the train the trainer workshop, join and then join the Synchronous Online Cohort at

There is no cost to attend this workshop.

As an Advocate/Trainer, you’ll learn how to:
* Foster interest in open textbooks
* Help faculty discover, select, and adopt open textbooks
* Help students choose a format (online, downloaded, printed, bound)
* Work with all the stakeholders on campus including bookstore, print
shop, library, and administration
* Provide feedback to the authors and educational community
* Plan, market, and deliver an adoption workshop


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