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.

Author: lcampbe4

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This is the final report of the Open eTextbooks for Access to Music Education Project. Introduction Open eTextbooks for Access to Music Education was a Student Experience Grant funded research and development project that ran from February to July 2021.  The project was managed by the OER Service based in Learning, Teaching and Web Services, […]

We’re incredibly proud to announce the publication of our Fundamentals of Music Theory open textbook, which is the first ebook to be hosted on Edinburgh Diamond, a new service provided by Edinburgh University Library that supports the publication of academic and student-led Open Access books and journals. This open textbook is the result of a project […]

By Ifeanyichukwu Ezinmadu. My stance on the significance of the open education resources (OER) music theory e-textbook project – to me, the university, and the user of the material – is multidimensional with several questions I thought about during the project. Such that include (1) What does OER mean to me? (2) Has this project […]

By Ana Reina.  Two weeks ago, our team had the chance to participate in the OERxDomains Conference organized by the Association of Learning Technology. Lorna, Kari, Ifeanyichukwu and I delivered a short presentation about our project and the conclusions we had achieved so far working with OER resources transforming pre-existent content into a textbook. Besides […]

By Ifeanyichukwu Ezinmadu Attending the two days OERxDomains 2021 conference was a very insightful experience through which my co-interns and I were able to present about the ongoing music theory e-textbook project alongside Lorna Campbell.  Attending other seminars by speakers from around the world further opened up my mind towards understanding OER in a broader perspective and this blog will focus on discussing about three presentations that I find fascinating and relatable to the ongoing project […]

By Kari Ding. It was my first time to present in an online conference, and the most difficult thing to adapt to is, interestingly, that you could not see how did the audience react. I think this matters, because I always believe that even a simply nod provides recognition to the speaker. Referring back to […]

This is the transcript of a talk written by Lorna M. Campbell and Nikki Moran, presented at the OERxDomains21 Conference by Lorna M. Campbell, Kari Ding, Ifeanyichukwu Ezinmadu and Ana Reina Garcia. Slide are available from Slideshare: The Scale of Open Introduction This talk will reflect on how the University of Edinburgh’s strategic commitment to […]

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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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