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Adaptation Guide

A BCcampus Open Education reference to adapting or revising an open textbook

Lauri M. Aesoph

The BCcampus Open Education Adaptation Guide is a practical guide about how to customize — or adapt — an open textbook so that it better fits your needs in the classroom and elsewhere. This guide defines the term adaptation and discusses reasons for revising a book, why this is possible with an open textbook, and the challenges involved.

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The BCcampus Open Education Adaptation Guide is a practical guide about how to customize — or adapt — an open textbook so that it better fits your needs in the classroom and elsewhere. This guide defines the term adaptation and discusses reasons for revising a book, why this is possible with an open textbook, and the challenges involved.

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Lauri M. Aesoph

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Adaptation Guide by Lauri M. Aesoph is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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Title
Adaptation Guide
Author
Lauri M. Aesoph
Editor
Corinne Litchfield
License

Creative Commons License
Adaptation Guide by Lauri M. Aesoph is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

This guide is a remix of original material, text from the BCcampus Open Education  Authoring Guide by Amanda Coolidge and Lauri Aesoph, and text from 6 Steps to Adapting an Open Textbook by Clint Lalonde.

The CC licence permits you to retain, reuse, copy, redistribute, and revise this book — in whole or in part — for free, providing the author is attributed as follows:

The BCcampus Open Education Adaptation Guide by Lauri M. Aesoph is used under a CC BY 4.0 International Licence.

If you redistribute all or part of this book, you must include on every digital page (including but not limited to EPUB, PDF, and HTML) and as part of the copyright notice of a printed copy the following:

Download this book for free at http://open.bccampus.ca

This guide can be referenced. For example, in APA citation style it would appear as follows:

Aesoph, L.M. (2016).  Adaptation Guide. Victoria, BC: BCcampus. Retrieved from https://opentextbc.ca/adaptopentextbook/

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Publisher
BCcampus
Publication Date
March 29, 2016