An Introduction to Pressbooks

Code: EDEV0065

Course description

Pressbooks is an open source, online authoring and publishing platform used by post-secondary institutions to easily adapt or create open textbooks. In this hands-on workshop, you will be introduced to the platform, have some time to practice, and come away with the skills to start your own OER. You will learn more about:• Accessing your PressbooksEDU account and creating a book.• Navigating the Pressbooks dashboards.• How to set up your book including organizing parts and chapters.• Adding content to your chapters.

Course details

Hours: 6
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

 
Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Aug. 30, 2021
Day/Time: Mon. 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Delivery: Classroom
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $0.00
 
End date: Aug. 30, 2021
Hours: 6
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2022 registration opens November 1, 2021. Spring 2022 registration opens February 7, 2022.