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Author Profile: Tim Low
Tim Low, a senior lecturer in mathematics and statistics, is developing a statistics open textbook that will be translated into isiXhosa to support the UCT Language Policy and develop multilingual awareness.
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Author profile: Dr James Lappeman
Dr James Lappeman is working with a diverse range of marketing practitioners, academics and students to create a marketing open textbook with a unique South Africa contextual approach.
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Author profile: Dr Jonathan Shock
Dr Jonathan Shock, a Senior Lecturer in mathematics at UCT, is developing a mathematics open textbook for first-year students tailored to the local context in collaboration with students and colleagues.
Author profile: Assoc Prof Maria Keet
Associate Professor Maria Keet has collaborated with colleagues and students at UCT to develop the world's first dynamic, online open textbook on ontology engineering for computer scientists.
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Author profile: Dr Juan Klopper
Dr Juan Klopper is a Senior Lecturer in surgery and a prominent open education practitioner who is collaborating with students and practitioners to develop an open surgery textbook which supports students as well as healthcare workers in the field.
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Sunday, 7 June 2020
#mytextbookscost campaign to surface rising cost of textbooks

Through engaging student communities and using the #mytextbookscost hashtag in a social media conversation, DOT4D hopes to give voice to those at UCT and beyond who are frustrated with the rising cost of university textbooks in South Africa.

Publication Date:
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 - 12:30
UCT open textbook landscape survey

As one of its first research activities, the DOT4D project is conducting a landscape survey of open textbook publishing at the University of Cape Town in order to produce a comprehensive list of open textbook publishing initiatives at UCT.

Publication Date:
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 - 10:30
Glenda Cox GO-GN webinar recording now available

The Global OER Graduate Network (GO-GN) hosted alumnus DOT4D Principal Investigator Dr Glenda Cox in an open webinar on the DOT4D conceptual approach and proposed social justice intersectional model on Wednesday 5 December.

Publication Date:
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 - 10:30
UCT launches call for digital open textbook development proposals

The University of Cape Town (UCT) today launched a call for grant proposals to support the development of digital open textbooks at UCT.

Publication Date:
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 - 12:00