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Wednesday08 April 2020

Open Textbooks

Course Title: Open Textbooks

By the training Instructor: Dr Khalaf  Altell

Course Description: Adopt and adapt free, quality and up to date open textbooks instead of commercial textbooks (UNESCO support and recommend adopting open educational resources and open text books).

Targeted Sectors:
Schools with English program delivery (grade 1 to 12). Colleges and universities

Course Objectives:
Familiarize the participants with the open educational movement in general and the process of adopting and adapting open quality textbooks from the best providers worldwide. Thousands of educational institutes worldwide are using open textbooks with the support by the UNESCO

Course Structure:
Course duration: From 8:00 To 14:00
Total No of Hours: 12 Hours

Course Scheduling:
Days:  Thursday.
Timing: Morning Session
Course Delivery Frequency 1.5 hours.

Course Outline:
Day 1:

SN

Module Overall Objective

Course expected Outcomes

Training Aids

Venue to use

Assessment if any

1

To recognize and raise the awareness of the open educational resource’s movement, especially open textbooks and how to replace the commercial textbooks

Open Educational Resources Movement

PPT Slides

Modern College of Business and Science

Through study checks

2

The Creative Common License

3

Open Textbooks Repositories

4

Open Educational Practices

Day 2:

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Module Overall Objective

Course expected Outcomes

Training Aids

Venue to use

Assessment if any

1

Identify different strategies for searching open textbook
Understand the licensing of open text books using Creative Commons

How to search for open textbooks

Computer Lab

Modern College of Business and Science

Through study checks

2

Licensing an open textbook

3

Adaption of open textbook

4

Integration with LMS(MOODLE)