B.C. Open Textbooks Collection: New Books and Resources

It’s been a busy month for the B.C. Open Textbook Project. We’ve curated many new textbooks and resources for all to use. Please see below for details. Perspectives: An Open Invitation to Cultural Anthropology We’ve added another anthropology book to our collection. Teaching in a Digital Age  This book now has a Portuguese translation in … Continued

Celebrating Open Education Week 2017

This week, the world is celebrating Open Education Week (OEW)! And so are we! OEW is an annual event that celebrates the open education movement. Since its inception in 2012, this celebration has grown into a truly global movement, and now counts with contributions from nearly 50 different countries and attracts hundreds of participants, from … Continued

Lessons learned in accessibility through the BC Open Textbook Project 

BCcampus is excited to share with you the amazing work that has been happening in the area of accessibility and open textbooks. Back in 2014, Amanda Coolidge, Senior Manager, Open Education, BCcampus, Sue Doner, Faculty, Instructional Designer, eLearning, Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Camosun College and Tara Robertson, Accessibility Librarian and Coordinator, Centre for Accessible Post-secondary Education … Continued

Webinar Series: Open Education Stories from across B.C. – UNBC

Students as Partners in Institutional OER Development Grants at UNBC Presenter: Grant Potter, University of Northern British Columbia Originally recorded: March 29, 2017 View webinar recording This is #3 in a series of webinars – Open Education Stories from across B.C. Presentation Description: In 2016, UNBC began offering OER Development Grants to faculty enabling them to … Continued

5 new textbooks in the BC Open Textbook Collection

As of today, we now have 173 open textbooks in 8 main and 36 secondary subject areas in the BC Open Textbook Collection. New titles are being adapted and adopted often – here are the 5 latest open textbooks that we’ve added to the collection since the beginning of the year. Prealgebra: OpenStax Description: Prealgebra is … Continued