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  Wikibooks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wikibooks, previously called Wikimedia Free Textbook Project and Wikimedia-Textbooks, is part of the Wikimedia Foundation.
Started on July 10, 2003, the project is a collection of free textbooks, manuals, and other texts that are written collaboratively on the website.
There are two subprojects within Wikibooks: Wikijunior and Wikiversity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wikibooks   (291 words)

 Wikisource:Wikisource and Wikibooks - Wikisource
Wikibooks are new texts written collaboratively by the contributors themselves in wiki fashion.
Several source-texts are hosted at Wikibooks which contain annotations, or which are planned to have them in the future (such as the works of Shakespeare).
As long as the major goal of the project matches Wikibooks or Wikisource, that should be enough.
wikisource.org /wiki/Wikisource:Wikisource_and_Wikibooks   (1149 words)

 Technorati Tag: wikibooks
There's an interesting discussion going on right now under Kim's Wikibooks post about how an open source model might be made to work for the creation...
WikiBooks, los libros escolares no volveran a ser caros
WikiBooks, los libros escolares no volveran a ser caros Por almaju el 1 de Octubre, 2005 en General La Industria del libro, tendrá que vérselas con un...
technorati.com /tag/wikibooks   (416 words)

 ZDNet India > News > features > Wikibooks takes on textbook industry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Yet because of Wikibooks' digital model, in which material written for the project can be as short or as long as needed, and be easily manipulated, read and edited, Wales and others believe it can pose a major challenge to the publishing industry's hold on the world of textbooks.
The hope is that by turning the Wikibooks keys over to a worldwide community of writers and editors, the project will eventually contain tens of thousands of books and smaller entries on a wide range of topics.
Brewer also hopes Wikibooks opens up a new kind of learning opportunity for students because it leverages the power of digital information that is instantly modified and easily researched.
www.zdnetindia.com /news/features/stories/128717.html   (1353 words)

 Main Page - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
Wikibooks is a collection of free, open-content textbooks that you can edit.
Wikibooks is run by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation.
If you find Wikibooks or its sister projects useful, please consider making a donation.
en.wikibooks.org   (466 words)

 eSchool News online - Wikibooks to offer free eTexts for education
Wikibooks invites users to collaboratively write and edit freely licensed, online K-20 textbooks and related nonfiction, such as literary criticism, for all subjects.
Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikimedia, said he believes the Wikibooks project is representative of the changing landscape of information and services in the digital age.
The featured Wikibook for the month of October (featured books are established by user votes) is meant to teach an introductory course on the Mandarin dialect of the Chinese language.
www.eschoolnews.com /news/showStoryts.cfm?ArticleID=5932   (687 words)

 Wikiversity - Wikibooks
Li developament e li recensment de materiale de test e de instruction adequat por li scopes de Wikibooks tal que clichés e filmes, cursus complet, e plu.
Wikibooks va esser usat quam project parteneri ta u apt.
No, the goals of Wikiversity are to develop materials that would be inappropriate on Wikibooks, to index Wikimedia resources, to index existing resources by other institutions, and to actively use these materials for teaching, autonomous learning, and research.
ie.wikibooks.org /wiki/Wikiversity   (382 words)

 » Wikibooks
Wikibooks are open content textbooks, manuals, and other texts that are written collaboratively.
Wikibooks include textbooks and related non-fiction books with supporting books and booklets, such as annotated literary and other classics, about all kinds of subjects.
Through the Wikibooks portal you can find books in 45 languages.
www.pandia.com /sew/154-wikibooks.html   (528 words)

 Main Page - Simple English Wikibooks
Visit the community portal to learn about the Wikibooks community, or browse the bookshelves.
If you need help with Wikibooks, go to the help section.
All the text here is free (open content) for you or anyone else to use.
simple.wikibooks.org   (91 words)

 Main Page - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
Downloadable print and PDF versions are also available for your convenience.
Help arrange and sort the bookshelves and turn Wikibooks into an educational resource that dwarfs even the Library of Congress!
See tasks you can do, discuss policies, or give your opinion.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Main_Page   (466 words)

 2 Cents Worth » Wikibooks
Luminary, Bonnie Bracey, shared with us (one of the mailing lists I monitor) an article from ZDNet, Wikibooks takes on Textbook Industry.
You might recall that selected educators from suburban Chicago attended two days of work on Web 2.0 technologies and then spent some time negotiating (Summit) how they might be leveraged for teaching and learning.
[…] Learning and Teaching Scotland, dovetailed (A WWW in the WWW) on one of my recent entries (Wikibooks), to describe a project that I have been hearing about for some time.
davidwarlick.com /2cents/2005/10/02/wikibooks   (861 words)

 Sites and Soundbytes: Wikibooks
Wikibooks is a wiki that offers open-content textbooks that everyone can edit.
They currently have over 9,500 textbooks in progress.
For added security, please enter the code displayed into the text box below it before posting comment.
www.greenlakelibrary.org /blog/archives/006242.html   (121 words)

 Image:Wikibooks-logo-en.svg - Wikimedia Commons
118x135 (82,449 bytes) (The Wikibooks logo with English text.
The logo as used by Wikibooks is at [http://en.wikibooks.org/images/wiki-textbook.png] {{User:Rei-artur/by}} {{CopyrightByWikimedia}} Category:Wikimedia)
This page was last modified 03:17, 1 January 2006.
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Image:Wikibooks-logo-en.svg   (147 words)

 Bud the Teacher: Podcast: Moodle and Wikibooks on Thursday evening
On Thursday night, on the way home from parent night at school, I recorded this podcast about some of what we're doing with Moodle right now, some of what I wish Moodle could do, and also some of my thoughts about the EducationBridges work to create wikibooks.
A nasty virus and the weekend kept me from posting it until now.
I went to the site and "poked around" to try and figure out what it is. So basically, it is open-source software that allows a user to create an on-line course with assignments, quizzes, etc. Right?
budtheteacher.typepad.com /bud_the_teacher/2006/02/podcast_moodle_.html   (550 words)

 Wikibooks takes on textbook industry | Tech News on ZDNet
You could go to a university bookstore and snag a used copy; you could drop a few dollars on a new one at Amazon.com; or you could track down some old college chums and ask for their copies.
But if Jimmy Wales and his colleagues at the Wikimedia Foundation have anything to say about it, you could have another way to go--the Wikibooks project.
Charlie Hibbard, a former high school teacher from San Francisco, agreed that Wikibooks can become a multilayered tool in a way
news.zdnet.com /2100-9588_22-5884291.html   (1030 words)

 UserDriven: Wikibooks
It's their attempt to create a comprehensive, kindergarten-to-college curriculum of textbooks that are free and freely distributable, based on an open-source development model.
Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Wikibooks:
Comments are moderated, and will not appear on this weblog until the author has approved them.
www.userdriven.com /2005/09/wikibooks.html   (125 words)

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