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Wednesday, November 18 • 9:45am - 10:15am
Introductory Psychology Textbooks: The Roles of Online vs. Print and Open vs. Traditional Textbooks

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We used surveys and course performance outcomes to examine the roles of online vs. print and open vs. traditional textbooks in 8 sections of Introductory Psychology courses.

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Farhad Dastur

Faculty Member, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
I believe that open education is one of the most important and exciting developments in higher education. I have taught using open textbooks; I have consulted on a Research Methods course using an open development platform (WikiEducator); I am co-creating an Intro Psychology course for OERu; I have conducted research on the efficacy of open textbooks; and I am writing an open textbook on Critical Thinking.
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Rajiv Jhangiani

Open Studies Teaching Fellow & Psychology Professor, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
I am the Open Studies Teaching Fellow and a Psychology Professor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Vancouver, BC, where I conduct research in open education and the scholarship of teaching and learning. I also serve as an OER Research Fellow with the Open Education Group, an Associate Editor of Psychology Learning and Teaching, and a faculty workshop facilitator with the Open Textbook Network. I have revised two open textbooks—for... Read More →

Wednesday November 18, 2015 9:45am - 10:15am
BC Ballroom

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