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Adopters of Open Textbooks

For professors and instructors at community colleges and other institutions who have adopted open textbooks and those who are considering adoption.
May 7, 2010
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May 6, 2010

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Academic/Professional Biography
Professor of Physics
How have you used open textbooks?
For the past four years I have been using open textbooks in both of my physics classes (General Physics and General Physics with Calculus). I have been very happy and would never go back to a standard textbook!
Which college, university, company, or organization?
South Florida Community College
Role: Student, Instructor, Author, Staff, Other (be specific)

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At 10:40am on June 7, 2011, Mathieu Plourde said…

Nice job with your testimonial about using an open textbook. For those who have not seen it...


At 4:08am on May 17, 2010, Liz Yang Tadman said…
Hi Erik,

A very warm welcome!!

We are very pleased to have you join us. Your view as a college professor and an active open textbooks promoter will give us additional insights into what open textbooks work in your environment and why. Please share your opinion and insights with this group.

Welcome to the networking space for College Open Textbooks. Feel free to browse, comment, seek help, and contribute in any way you like. Help us promote open textbooks! As a community, we are driving the awareness and adoption of open textbooks. You can visit the 'Groups' tab to expand your community.

College Open Textbooks has a list of links to over 450 open textbooks and other open learning content at Over 40 of these open textbooks have been peer-reviewed by community college educators. To see the reviews, go to

We also have some additional resources for you if you need them. Visit our website: and Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources. There is a great FAQs section at which will start to answer any questions you might have about Open Textbooks.

Liz Yang Tadman
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At 9:45am on May 14, 2010, Bill Buxton said…
Hi Erik,
Welcome to the group and thanks for all your support!

Best regards,

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