The cookbook: A discussion on the process, pitfalls and successes of hacking an open textbook

Author: Pearson, EE

Publisher: Otago University, New Zealand,

Type: Report

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This document represents the process and reflections on the creation and curation of an open source 'texthack' for a media studies textbook for students in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific. This document is provided as a resource for anyone contemplating a similar texthack project. Suggestions on processes and issues for consideration are presented along with information about success and difficulties of this specific project.