Advocating for Open Education

Why is open education important, and what can you do to enable opportunities for our system partners and the students of B.C.? Hear from local open advocates and discover a variety of examples of real-world OER.

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Advocacy and research fellows

Educators who want to explore theories, ideas, and approaches to open education through research and want to raise awareness of open educational practices through advocacy are invited to apply for the BCcampus Open Education Advocacy and Research Fellows program.

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Open education statistics

Open education by the numbers – find out how many known open textbook adoptions have happened to date, the estimated number of B.C. students using open textbooks, and the calculated savings enabled through this endeavour.

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Materials for promoting open education

Find materials and activities you can use to create awareness about open education in your institution.

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Groups supporting open education

The open community is expansive and engaged. Find a local or global community to join the conversation and discover the real-world benefits of open.

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