By . IT’S OPEN! IT’S FREE! IT’S ONLINE! IT’S READY!
For the last two weeks I have been frantically re-editing my online open textbook, ‘Teaching in a Digital Age.’ I am relieved and pleased to announce that the book is now finished – or at least as finished as an open online textbook will be, as it’s possible, indeed essential, to continue to add or remove materials to keep it up to date.
So if you get the chance, log in to the book, have a look at it, and, if you can find the time, send me your comments.
The target group
The audience I am reaching out for are primarily:
- college and university instructors anxious to improve their teaching or facing major challenges in the classroom,
- school teachers, particularly in secondary or high schools anxious to ensure their students are ready for either post-secondary education or a rapidly changing and highly uncertain job market.
Different ways to use the book
The book will download in epub, pdf, and mobi versions, so it can be printed out or the whole book can be downloaded, for straightforward reading.
It can also be downloaded in xHTML, Pressbooks XML, or WordPress XML from the home page, so it can be edited or adapted for secondary use.
The book is written on the assumption that most reading will be done in chunks of one hour or less, so each section of a chapter can be completed in one hour at the maximum (some sections will be much shorter). More...