Open textbook adoption and use: implications for teachers and learners

  title={Open textbook adoption and use: implications for teachers and learners},
  author={Lisa Petrides and Cynthia Jimes and Clare Middleton-Detzner and Julie Walling and Shenandoah Weiss},
  journal={Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning},
  pages={39 - 49}
The Community College Open Textbook Project (CCOTP) was developed to support the use of textbooks that are freely available and accessible online, and that can be adapted by teachers and learners to meet their unique needs and contexts. This article presents the findings of a research study conducted by the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management of Education (ISKME) on CCOTP. The study examined the adoption and use patterns of teachers and learners as end users of open textbooks… 
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