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

Call for Proposals Announced

With the support of both the Ministry of Advanced Education and the Hewlett Foundation, BCcampus will distribute the following grants in support of Open Education: Zed Cred/Z-Degree Ancillary Resources OER Grants New this year We are excited to announce the newest grant for this year- the Zed Cred/Z-Degree grant. A Zed Cred/Z-Degree is a set … Continued

Douglas College Students, Faculty and Library Join Forces

Post written by: Debra Flewelling   Open education is both a movement and a way of thinking. Among other things, open education strives to remove barriers to education. The world celebrates Open Education Week (OEW) annually during the last week of March. We had much to celebrate this year at Douglas College. Thanks to College-Wide … Continued

Missing Subject Areas: A Call for Help

In an ongoing effort to sustain and build the BC Open Textbook Collection, BCcampus asks for your help to identify subject areas within this collection that are missing open textbooks either entirely or in specific categories and/or course levels. As an overview, there are currently 180 textbooks in this collection covering eight main subject areas … 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