Open e-Textbooks for Access to Music Education

Open e-Textbooks for Access to Music Education

This is the blog of the Open e-Textbooks for Access to Music Education project. This project is a collaboration between the Reid School of Music and Education, Design and Engagement, and is generously funded by a Student Experience Grant.

Year: 2021

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To get this project started, the first task is to understand how are open textbooks and research the options that we can work with. We were asked to analyze and give our first thoughts about some existing publishers and platforms. I have consulted around 15 publishers and I would like to describe the main features […]

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This blog post was written by Ifeanyichukwu Ezinmadu In order to develop more understanding for the creation of an open e-textbook, the three interns on this project — including myself — were tasked to explore a list of existing open textbooks by various publishers. Hence, I choose the following publisher’s outputs (BCCampus, Open Library Ontario, Open Stax, and Open Textbook Library) […]

The OER Service and the Reid School of Music are delighted to have received a Student Experience Grant in order to undertake an research and development project to explore the creation of an open etextbook using existing content from the Reid School of Music’s Fundamentals of Music Theory course. This course covers the fundamentals of […]

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