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Using Pressbooks to Enhance OER Delivery: Fall 2023

November 6


November 6 – 26, 2023

Short Course


Pressbooks is an online platform designed to encourage self-publication under a Creative Commons license.  It is easy to use and provides a variety of options for including media such as images and videos.  This short course will introduce you to the platform, walk you through creating a free account, and provide you with tools and resources to help you start your own publication. By the end of the course, you will have a Pressbooks account, a title and placeholder for a publication, and a chapter outline of your work.

Learning objectives:

Participants will be able to…

  • Explain how Pressbooks can be applied to an individual scholarship plan.
  • Consider 2-3 possible topics for publication in Pressbooks.
  • Identify options for including culturally responsive teaching practices and accessibility using Pressbooks.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Pressbooks Dashboard through the design of a book shell with a title, front matter, part, chapter, and back matter.

Registration Required

Use the RSVP tool below to register. There is a limit of 30 participants per course.

Because we need time to enroll participants into the corresponding D2L Brightspace Course site, we will close RSVPs the Friday prior to the start of this course. 

Reminders Coming:  We use the email address you provided to send you reminder emails as the event date gets closer, but we suggest you add this event to your calendar. 

Accommodations: If you require accommodations (live captioning, etc.) to participate in this event, please send an email to the person at the bottom of this page. 

Course Location

This course is hosted and facilitated using shared D2L Brightspace instance of Minnesota State called, MnSite. 


Contact the Educational Development and Technology unit.


RSVP to register for this course. A calendar invite will be sent to you to remind you of the course start date.

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November 6
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Developing Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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