Fletcher's Open Educational Resources

Support for Adapting an OER

  • Adaptation Guide
    • The Adaptation Guide is a practical guide about how to customize - or adapt - an open textbook so that it better fits your needs in the classroom and elsewhere.
  • Pressbooks Guide
    • This Pressbooks Guide was created to provide information specific to the creation and adaptation of open textbooks and other open educational resources (OER) using the authoring platform, Pressbooks. It is intended to act as an adjunct to the very comprehensive Pressbooks Userguide. Specifically, this guide addresses the issues faced by authors of open textbooks, most of whom are using versions of Pressbooks for which the PressBooks Textbook plugin has been installed.
  • Creative Commons (open copyright) licenses
    • This is a short summary of the open licenses available. More information on open licenses can be found at Creative Commons
  • Accessibility Toolkit
    • The Accessibility Toolkit is a collaboration between BCcampus and CAPER-BC. The goal of the Accessibility Toolkit is to provide the resources needed so that each content creator, instructional designer, educational technologist, librarian, administrator, teaching assistant, etc. have the opportunity to create a truly open and accessible textbook. An open textbook that is free and accessible for all students.
  • Self-Publishing Guide
    • The Self-Publishing Guide is a reference for individuals or groups wanting to write and self-publish an open textbook. This guide provides details on the preparation, planning, writing, publication, and maintenance of an open textbook.
  • OER Research Toolkit
    • The purpose of this guidebook is to provide ideas for how individual faculty members and those who support them (e.g., librarians, instructional designers, etc.) can research the effect of their adoption of open educational resources (OER). 
  • How to publish to Lulu xPress
    • The purpose of this guide is to provide printing services for OER books to our students

Also, take a look at the Adapting/Changing an Open Textbook and Pressbooks categories in the bank of frequently asked questions (FAQ).