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

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

Faculty and Students working together to create OER: the Open Case Studies Project at UBC Presenter: Christina Hendricks, University of British Columbia Originally recorded: Feb 22, 2017 View webinar recording Christina’s presentation slides This is #2 in a series of webinars – Open Education Stories from across B.C. Presentation Description The Open Case Studies project … Continued

Webinar Series: Open Education Stories from Across B.C. – RRU

Faculty Experiences Adopting Openness as a Core Value Presenter: Elizabeth Childs, Royal Royals University Originally recorded: Jan. 31, 2017, 10-11 am PST View webinar recording This is #1 in a series of webinars – Open Education Stories from Across B.C. Presentation Description This presentation reports on the experiences faculty members designing and developing a Master’s … Continued

B.C. celebrates Open Access Week 2016

Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research. This global event, now entering its … Continued

BCcampus hosts its first Open Education Strategy Forum

On October 6, 2016, BCcampus hosted the first provincial Open Education Strategy Forum in Vancouver, B.C. The event sought to engage representatives from provincial post-secondary education (PSE) institutions in meaningful and relevant conversations about how open educational policy can pave the way for the sustainable and innovative practice of open pedagogy. Back in the Summer, … Continued