Book Title: Adaptation Guide

Subtitle: A reference to adapting or revising an open textbook

Author: Lauri M. Aesoph

Book Description: The Adaptation Guide is a practical reference 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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Book Description

The  Adaptation Guide is a practical reference 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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This book is a cloned version of Adaptation Guide by Lauri M. Aesoph, published using Pressbooks by BCcampus under a CC BY (Attribution) license. It may differ from the original.

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Lauri M. Aesoph

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

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Education

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

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

© 2016 BCcampus

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 licence.

If you redistribute all or part of this book, it is recommended the following statement be added to the copyright page so readers can access the original book at no cost:

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

This guide can be referenced. In APA style, it should appear as follows:

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

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Primary Subject
Education
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Publishing and book trade
Publisher
BCcampus
Publication Date
March 29, 2016