Are you considering incorporating open resources into your course to save students money and improve teaching and learning?
Once you've found the right resource, you may want to make modifications to suit your particular class! Look below for a helpful guide for modifying Open Textbooks and OER, including examples from several common formats.
The guide above from the Open Textbook Network gives five detailed steps for identifying and selecting an Open Textbook that can be modified for your class. The steps included in this guide include the following:
They include specific information for working with five very common types of OER:
We highly recommend this guide for those who want to customize their own Open Textbook for a course!