What is Pressbooks?

Pressbooks is WordPress based e-book publishing software. You can import files to create a book or you can build it from scratch by creating chapters and pages. The goal is to share free content and knowledge as an open access resource.

Accessibility & Privacy

If using this tool, including the following links in your course help meet Quality Matters (QM) Standards 6.4 and 8.6, respectively:

Additional Information

At a Glance

person Availability: Students, Faculty, Staff

paid Cost: Free to PSU

smartphone Mobile App: No

web Canvas Integration: No

dvr Supported Technologies: Computer, Internet

alarm Learning Curve: 2 hrs +

Practical Applications

Pedagogical Goals:

  • Disseminate Info / Deliver Content
  • Increase Student Participation
Associated Teaching Activities:
Memory Matrix Memory Matrix Exam Wrapper Directed Paraphrasing Directed Paraphrasing Background Knowledge Background Knowledge & Misconception Check