Monday, October 10
J. M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th St., room 510
Adam Hyde (FLOSS Manuals)
This is a workshop designed to introduce the participants to Book Sprints and the Social Book Production environment, Booki. The workshop will cover the Booki production process, export tools, and the social features which are integrated into the workflow of Booki. Participants will be encouraged to create an account and improve existing books on Booki and Book Sprints during the workshop and assistance will be provided as necessary on an individual basis. The workshop will then turn to discussion of case studies in particular the use of Booki by FLOSS Manuals to produce educational materials, and the use of Booki by educators that have involved their students in the process of creating books together either as textbooks or as works for assessment. Particular emphasis will be placed on discussing Book Sprints “ the methodology for creating books in 2-5 days and the lessons learned and mistakes made developing this methodology.
It is recommended that participants bring a laptop, though not required. Participants may also share.