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Posted by on Mar 22, 2016 in News |

The BC Open Textbook Accessibility Toolkit wins an Open Education Excellence Award

BCcampus is pleased to announce that the BC Open Textbook Accessibility Toolkit has won an award for Open Education Excellence, in the category of Creative Innovation. The Accessibility Toolkit is a collaboration between BCcampus, CAPER-BC, and Sue Doner of Camosun College. The goal of the Accessibility Toolkit is to provide the resources needed so that each content creator, instructional designer, educational technologist, librarian, administrator, teaching assistant, etc. has the opportunity to create a truly open and accessible textbook. An open textbook that is free and accessible for all students.

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About the Awards Committee:

The Open Education Awards Committee, populated by educators and open education advocates from around the world, reviews and selects winners. Sites, Courses and Projects are produced in a variety of languages and developed by institutions and organizations committed to increasing access to high quality education for everyone.

About the Open Education Consortium:

The Open Education Consortium is a global network of educational institutions, individuals and organizations that support an approach to education based on openness, including collaboration, innovation and collective development and use of open educational materials. The Open Education Consortium is a non-profit, social benefit organization registered in the United States and operating worldwide.