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Introduction to Thinking Space

My Open Textbook

To use Thinking Space you need to register with the DeFT Open Textbook. This is a simple username and password registration that asks for a valid email address. No personal information is required.

Thinking space
Once registered you will have your own Thinking Space where you can collect content from this open textbook and export it into your own personalised Open Textbook.

As you browse the content you can bookmark the text in the following ways:
COMMENT - this is public and can be seen by others using this resource
ANNOTATE - this is private. You can insert notes with any content and these annotations can be exported with the content.
LIKE - you can bookmark content as ‘liked’. These ‘likes’ are collected together when you view your liked content.
TAG - you can tag content and this tag will appear in the tag cloud below. When you click on a tag any content associated this tag will be listed.
EXPORT - when you view your Likes or Tags you will be shown the content you have selected and you will be offered the option of exporting this as a MSWord document, with the option of inlcuding any annotations if you wish.

In this way you can create your own Open Textbook.
See 1.2 How to Use and Re-use this Resource for more information.

This resource is under development: see 1.1.1 Known Issues

This work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales except where stated otherwise