Michael R. Thomsen
An Interactive Text for Food and Agricultural Marketing. This is a web-based text. It includes interactive demonstrations and problem sets designed to help students better understand the textual content.
The text itself is written in R markdown language with embedded R Shiny Apps that provide the interactive content. The text is accessible and fully functional on mobile browsers. The text is hosted on a dedicated Red Hat virtual machine running R Shiny Server.1 An Interactive Text for Food and Agricultural Marketing has been released with a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. The markdown files are available on GitHub (https://github.com/thomsen-m/FAM-OER) in a format ready to be deployed on an R Shiny Server. Chapters of the text can also be downloaded and viewed locally on any PC with an R installation (https://cran.r-project.org/). R is open-source and runs on Linux, Mac OS or Windows.