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Open Textbooks

A guide to open educational textbooks.

Reasons to Adapt

  1. Address a particular teaching style or learning style
  2. Adjust for a different course level
  3. Address diversity needs
  4. Meet a cultural, regional, or national preference
  5. Make the material more accessible for people with disabilities
  6. Add material contributed by students or material suggested by students
  7. Translate the material into another language
  8. Correct errors or inaccuracies
  9. Update the book with current information
  10. Add more media or links to other resources

Source: Open Educational Resources at CCAC by Community College of Allegheny County Libraries. Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.