If you’re planning to work with co-authors, and you don’t already have someone in mind, you’ll need to identify other experts you could approach to write on a specific topic.
Co-authors should have experience with the subject matter and add value to your textbook. Familiarity with – and passion for – open education is a plus.
Some things to look for when recruiting co-authors:
Some strategies you could use to find co-authors outside your institution are to:
Once you’ve found your co-authors, you’ll need to discuss your expectations and how you’re going to work together.