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Publishing an Open Text with Pressbooks - The Basics


Pressbooks is a powerful and popular tool for creating open educational resources such as textbooks. Whether you are looking for training for yourself or your research assistants, this training will cover the basics of how to use Pressbooks to create and enhance content. By the end of this session participants will be familiar with:

  • Pressbook layouts and organization
  • Developing and structuring chapters and parts
  • Embedding content, including images, videos, and other media materials

Before the Session

BCcampus Open Education has created a self-serve instance of Pressbooks. This is available for instructors and staff from post-secondary institutions in British Columbia and the Yukon. Create an account at: https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/

Location Details:

This event is online. Registrants receive the link 24 hours before the event. Registration closes at the same time.

If you have any questions, concerns, or accessibility needs please email open.ubc@ubc.ca.

Thursday, November 5, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Faculty     Graduate     Post-Doc     Professional     Staff  
  Open Scholarship in Practice     Open Scholarship     Research Commons  
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