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Is anyone interested in creating a LibreOffice for Education Text Book project?

This can and probably should be setup as its own working group. 

The California Open Source Textbook Project http://www.opensourcetext.org/
Is currently seeking Open Source Text Books for The California Public Schools 
K-12. They require the material to be presented in a Text Book style. This 
would be a good way to get LibreOffice into Word Processing Classes in 
California High Schools as well as schools around the world.

College Open Text Book http://www.collegeopentextbooks.org/ Is also seeking 
Text Books for use in Colleges, This would be a good opportunity to get 
LibreOffice into College's across the US!

Open Text Book Library is another College Initiative 
http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/ as well.

There are quite a few more of these organizations that partnerships could be 
established with as well.

I have been seeing a number for these popping up and I have seen some that 
will pay $20,000 USD for Creative Commons Text Book Donations late last year 
which could be used to help fund the this working group. Community developed 
software with educational community developed Course-ware would work out 
pretty well. 

These initiatives would require producing a full text book with exercises etc.

As The LibreOffice Software already has an unbeatable low cost all we are 
missing to take over the education sector is unbeatable low cost course-ware 
to go with it.

Establishing a full LibreOffice For Education program with the goals of not only 
producing the text books but also full courses and possibly Moodle course 
ware, Produced courses could even potentially be made available at edX 
https://www.edx.org/ (Which has a Free Into To Linux Course this year for 
those who have not registered for it yet.) It is a $2,400 course normally 
taught by The Linux Foundation.

Tim

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