How can we build sustainable open textbook publishing programs at Australian universities?

Rowling, Samara ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4405-7941 (2021) How can we build sustainable open textbook publishing programs at Australian universities? In: University of Southern Queensland Confirmation of Candidature presentation, 19 Aug 2021, Toowoomba, Australia.

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Abstract

This editing and publishing doctoral research project is the first national study of open textbook publishing at Australian universities. Using a mixed methods approach, I will collect both quantitative and qualitative data about open textbook publishing practices and experiences at universities around the country. Data will be analysed using both statistical and thematic analysis to identify factors, barriers, resources, and opportunities that contribute to the success or failure of open textbook publishing projects. The results will form an evidence-base for making recommendations for how Australian universities can build sustainable open textbook publishing programs that provide students with access to zero-cost course materials.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Other)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Creative Arts (1 Mar 2019 -)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Business (18 Jan 2021 -)
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2021 02:10
Last Modified: 23 Dec 2021 07:35
Uncontrolled Keywords: open textbooks, publishing, publishing programs, universities, Australia
Fields of Research (2008): 19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 1999 Other Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 199999 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing not elsewhere classified
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0807 Library and Information Studies > 080799 Library and Information Studies not elsewhere classified
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150312 Organisational Planning and Management
Fields of Research (2020): 46 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 4610 Library and information studies > 461007 Open access
35 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 3507 Strategy, management and organisational behaviour > 350713 Project management
46 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 4610 Library and information studies > 461006 Library studies
36 CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 3699 Other creative arts and writing > 369999 Other creative arts and writing not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objectives (2020): 22 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES > 2203 Information services > 220306 Open access
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/43700

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