Welcome to this OER Creation & Adaptation guide!image

Although you may make your way through this guide at your own pace and with the assistance of the embedded videos, this resource is designed to accompany face-to-face instruction during a 90 minute workshop.


Learning Objectives

By the end of this workshop you will be able to:

  • Define and describe different types of Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Explain the differences between the various Creative Commons licenses
  • Create a BCcampus Pressbooks account
  • Create parts and chapters within your open textbook
  • Write a list of learning outcomes for the first page of your open textbook
  • Search for relevant and openly-licensed content within major OER repositories
  • Import text from web pages into your open textbook
  • Locate relevant and openly-licensed images
  • Locate relevant and openly-licensed videos
  • Embed images and videos within your open textbook
  • Use the Pressbooks formatting toolbar to add hyperlinks to the text
  • Use the Pressbooks formatting toolbar to create shaded boxes and to properly format learning outcomes
  • Reorganize the pages and chapters of your open textbook
  • Publish your open textbook
  • Alter the privacy settings of your open textbook


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OER Creation and Adaptation Copyright © 2017 by Rajiv S. Jhangiani is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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