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Curating and Publishing OER Resources - An In-Depth Look at Three Platforms - Pressbooks - Shared screen with speaker view
Shagun Kaur
26:05
yes
Joy Holland
26:06
Ok good! Yes
Bruce Smith
26:08
Yes
Josh Franco
26:08
Yes
Laura Harris
26:09
Yes, great!
Joy Holland
26:10
can hear you
Amanda Taintor
26:11
yes
Prabhjeet Kaur
26:12
yes
Anna Mills
26:13
Yes, thanks!
Bruce Smith
29:09
YEs
Pat McClanahan
32:11
anyone else having problems with auido??
Pat McClanahan
32:34
oh...never mind
Suzanne Wakim
32:55
Hi Pat - you have audio now?
Pat McClanahan
33:19
yes
Liz Mays
33:24
Here’s a link to the Open Textbook Network library Steel just showed. https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/
Cynthia Mock
35:01
This looks similar to wordpress.
Liz Mays
35:39
Pressbooks is built on WordPress, so the interface will look familiar!
Liz Mays
36:06
Creating a “chapter” or “part” in Pressbooks is much like creating a post or page in Wordpress.
Anna Mills
36:08
Is there a way to include audio and video as well?
Liz Mays
36:14
Yes!
Liz Mays
36:38
Here’s an example of a book with audio snippets. https://wisc.pb.unizin.org/portuguese/chapter/dialogo-2/
Liz Mays
37:00
You don’t want to use Pressbooks as a video storage server, but you can embed video from trusted sites (like YouTube, Vimeo, etc.)
Suzanne Wakim
37:28
Can you import PDF?
Anna Mills
37:40
Great, thanks!
Suzanne Wakim
38:13
That works - thanks :)
Shagun Kaur
38:19
How does it do with embedded code and table etc when you bring those in
Adina Lerner
38:24
If you set up the PDF as an accessible document would it work?
Suzanne Wakim
38:28
I can export PDF to word and then upload that
Pat McClanahan
38:32
a GREAT PDF online converter: https://online2pdf.com/
Joy Holland
39:08
is the content ADA accessible?
Liz Mays
39:49
Our VPAT is here: https://pressbooks.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/VPAT2.3WCAG-Pressbooks-May-2019.pdf
Pat McClanahan
40:18
It even does the PDF that appears as images...does a conversion - not always the best as it attepts to read text from an image....but gies you something to edit
Liz Mays
40:19
The accessibility statement Steel referenced is here: https://pressbooks.org/accessibility/
Joy Holland
40:34
thanks!
Shagun Kaur
41:19
What support do you provide content curator/creator for accessibility comliance.
Liz Mays
42:14
Here is a guide, built on Pressbooks by BCcampus, on how to make content accessible when using Pressbooks. https://opentextbc.ca/accessibilitytoolkit/
Adina Lerner
43:03
Are you using ally?
Shagun Kaur
44:11
Yes, you pronounced the name right thanks. So can a content creator/curator cannot get help with specifics challenges?
Shagun Kaur
44:52
Thank you for clarifying
Liz Mays
44:52
Often the network managers, usually the OER initiative coordinators, are providing support or training for this.
Adina Lerner
45:17
Ally is what we us in Canvas to set accessbility it is Blackboard Ally https://www.blackboard.com/accessibility/blackboard-ally.html
Adina Lerner
45:36
Yes
Cynthia Mock
45:58
How would you find out if your institution has an account that you can be added to?
Suzanne Wakim
46:17
UDOIT is a good open source accessibility checker\
Michelle Pilati
46:52
Stay tuned for information about the pilot Steel is discussing.
Michelle Pilati
47:45
If you are not on our OER list-serv, please be sure you are on it. We’ll make sure information goes out about it to you as webinar attendees.
Josh Franco
48:59
Does PressBook integrate with online referencing software like EndNote or PaperPile?
Anna Mills
49:01
I’m interested in seeing how integration with Canvas works.
Liz Mays
49:21
We have a bit of an integration with Zotero, which Steel can speak to.
Liz Mays
50:49
Readers can use Zotero to quickly and accurately pull the necessary information for citations using the Zotero browser plugin when they visit any public webbook on Pressbooks.
Liz Mays
50:58
You can also create footnotes in Pressbooks.
Liz Mays
52:07
Here’s a book with tons of footnotes: https://press.rebus.community/media-innovation-and-entrepreneurship/chapter/nonprofit-model-development/
Joy Holland
52:48
can you simulate or explain the steps that an individual student would perform to access a book? (if you have time to do this)
Liz Mays
53:37
In most cases, educators are using the public webbook feature. In these cases they can send students to a link. The webbook looks like this: https://press.rebus.community/makingopentextbookswithstudents/
Liz Mays
53:57
At this link, on an EDU institutional plan, you have the option to make downloads of the book available in other formats on this home page too.
Liz Mays
54:12
(To see this click on the down arrow next to Download this book.)
Liz Mays
55:03
You’ll see that we enabled all the types of exports to show on this book. That way students / readers can access the book in their preferred modalities. The webbook itself is also useful as it’s mobile-responsive, so students can read it on their phones (something we hear they often prefer).
Adina Lerner
55:56
Using the new cc search creates attributions.
Adina Lerner
56:32
https://ccsearch.creativecommons.org/
Shagun Kaur
57:24
That is very neat
Anna Mills
58:17
Can the students read the book inside a Canvas course or other LMS?
Michelle Pilati
59:14
Does the use of the glossary tool build a glossary?
Liz Mays
59:51
Yes. LTI integration with university infrastructure will not be available on the demo network, but it is a thing that can be enabled for client institutions. Steel will demonstrate that briefly at the end.
Liz Mays
01:00:19
There is also the option of Thin Common Cartridge exports with web links. (This is available on all EDU plans.)
Anna Mills
01:01:22
Okay, great. Thanks.
Pat McClanahan
01:02:24
On the university.pressbooks.pub page - if I click on the SEE WHO'S USING PRESSBOOKS link it goes no where...
Liz Mays
01:02:40
Eek!
Liz Mays
01:02:47
Sorry Pat, we just did a web redesign. I will fix this.
Pat McClanahan
01:02:57
LOL - not a problem
Liz Mays
01:03:24
Here’s a longer demo glossary, built with more terms by the same method Steel just showed. https://university.pressbooks.pub/demobookliz2019/back-matter/glossary/
Shagun Kaur
01:07:15
would this be available when the book is taken into a LMS like canvas
Liz Mays
01:08:57
Shagun, do you mean the H5P exercises? They should still show. Note that the answers do not “pass back” to the LMS gradebook (at this point).
Shagun Kaur
01:10:13
Thanks Liz, So, if I wanted to embed a Pressbook file by file into Canvas, then all the H5P exercises would carry over and work?
Liz Mays
01:13:11
Shagun, If you were using the full LTI integration, yes. If not, I’m not sure, but Steel can address. I think he will show LMS nuances in a moment.
Shagun Kaur
01:13:32
Thanks Liz
Suzanne Wakim
01:14:11
can you show the video in the pdf - I want to see how much space it takes? Or, can we set PDF settings so that it doesn't print videos?
Liz Mays
01:15:06
Suzanne in the PDF there will be a placeholder indicating that there is a video there, and giving you a link of where to find it online.
Liz Mays
01:18:14
The print PDF Pressbooks generates is set up to meet specs for print on demand at IngramSpark, Lulu, your university bookstore, etc.
Shagun Kaur
01:19:16
Liz, Can you paste the link for the help book Steel just showed?
Liz Mays
01:19:29
Yes! https://guide.pressbooks.com/
Shagun Kaur
01:19:32
Thanks
Pat McClanahan
01:19:38
"Thin" common Cartridge?? what is thin?
Liz Mays
01:19:41
Also, our youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/pressbooks
Liz Mays
01:19:51
There are a variety of educational playlists that are most relevant here.
Liz Mays
01:21:09
Hypothes.is annotation also can be done just on the webbook in Pressbooks, either publicly or in private groups you set up: https://press.rebus.community/makingopentextbookswithstudents/chapter/open-pedagogy/
Suzanne Wakim
01:21:12
That is very cool!
Pat McClanahan
01:21:39
ahhh...thanks
Adina Lerner
01:21:48
We have been using it and I didn't realize how much more is available to us.
Dave Dillon
01:22:08
Steel Wagstaff began working with the open-source Pressbooks project in 2015 and joined the Pressbooks team as their educational client manager in late 2018. Prior to joining Pressbooks, he worked at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for over a decade as an instructor and educational technology consultant. He holds a Ph.D. in English Literature and a master’s degree in Library and Information Studies, both from UW-Madison. Outside of work and family, his great loves are poetry, music, DIY/indie web publishing, vegetarian food, and playing pickup soccer.With a background in higher ed, Liz Mays has used Pressbooks as an editor for many books including Media Innovation & Entrepreneurship and A Guide to Making Open Textbooks With Students, among others.
Anna Mills
01:22:09
With Canvas integration, could we require students to annotate a chapter and check for participation easily?
Dave Dillon
01:22:26
Thanks so much Steel and Liz!
Liz Mays
01:22:37
You are welcome! Thanks for including us.
Bruce Smith
01:22:56
Thank you guys! I learned quite a bit. Very well done
Anna Mills
01:23:04
Thanks so much!
Pat McClanahan
01:23:18
Cool stuff...thank you