12 Edit existing textbook content by yourself or with colleagues

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You start digging into editable content options and you learn that you’re most likely looking for , or , with licences allowing remixing. You read up on the different Creative Commons licenses used with OERs to get a sense what you can do with open content and, curious what’s out there, skim through some popular repositories:

You’re thrilled to see that there are many well-reviewed OER etexts available! You’re confident that once you edit your text so it more closely aligns with your course learning objectives – and doesn’t cover unnecessary content – your students will find a lot of value in it. Already excited about the amount of money you’ll be saving your students next semester, you start drafting an email to your campus OER representative to start discussing your options.

 Remix existing

1. Explore your content options: Open Textbook Library, Merlot, OpenStax

2. Contact your campus OER representatives

 

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