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  • OER by Discipline Guide

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    Author(s): Josie Gray, BCcampus (Editor)
    Date: Dec 13, 2018

    Description: The BCcampus Open Education OER by Discipline Guide lists a wide range of open educational resources organized by discipline. It acts as a referratory where the name of the resource, a link to where it can be accessed, its licence, and then a short description are provided. Discipline-specific collections are also included. Because this guide is updated frequently, as new resources are identified, files for the guide are not provided (but can be requested). Note that textbooks in the B.C. Open ...[more]

  • Pressbooks Guide

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    Author(s): Lauri Aesoph, BCcampus
    Date: Dec 13, 2018

    Description: This Pressbooks Guide does not replicate information provided by the Pressbooks Userguide published by Pressbooks.com. Instead, in parts and chapters laid out to mimic the steps an author might take to create or modify an open textbook in Pressbooks, it redirects readers to pertinent chapters in the Pressbooks Userguide, supplements it with additional information, and includes instructions specific to post-secondary faculty and staff working in British Columbia and the Yukon.

  • Adaptation Guide

    Author(s): Lauri Aesoph, BCcampus
    Date: Oct 4, 2018

    Description: The BCcampus Open Education Adaptation Guide is a practical guide to adapting or revising open textbooks using the PressBooks platform. Included are tips to revising this OER, how to use the Pressbooks publishing platform, and general information on open textbooks and other open educational resources (OER).

  • Print-on-Demand Guide

    Author(s): Lauri Aesoph, BCcampus
    Date: Sep 26, 2018

    Description: The BCcampus Open Education Print-on-Demand Guide is an in-progress (open creation) practical manual on the what, why, and how of creating your own hard copy textbook of any openly licensed textbook found in the B.C. Open Textbook Collection. However, these same steps can be used to create a print-on-demand textbook from other collections providing you have access to the correct file types. This guide will be updated as new information, practices and processes are developed.

  • Self-Publishing Guide

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    Author(s): Lauri Aesoph, BCcampus
    Date: Sep 26, 2018

    Description: The BCcampus Open Education Self-Publishing Guide is a reference for individuals or groups wanting to write and self-publish an open textbook.This guide provides details on the preparation, planning, writing, publication, and maintenance of an open textbook. Copyright, open-copyright licences, and the differences between citation and attribution are discussed as well as the importance of copy editing and proofreading. Checklists and templates are also provided. This guide replaces the BCcampus ...[more]

  • Adoption Guide

    Author(s): Lauri Aesoph, BCcampus
    Date: Sep 26, 2018

    Description: This guide was created by BCcampus Open Education with the assistance of several faculty and staff that attended our Adoption Workshop Development Sprint on March 31-April 1, 2016, in Vancouver. We thank Caroline Daniels and Dr. Farhad Dastur (Kwantlen Polytechnic University), Inba Kehoe (University of Victoria), Dr. David Harper (University of the Fraser Valley), Lucas Wright (UBC), and Gail Morong (Thompson Rivers University). This guide continues to be an ever evolving resource that will be...[more]

  • Pulling Together: A Guide for Front-Line Staff, Student Services, and Advisors

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    Author(s): Ian Cull, Robert L. A. Hancock, Stephanie McKeown, Michelle Pidgeon, Adrienne Vedan
    Date: Sep 26, 2018

    Description: A Guide for Front-Line Staff, Student Services, and Advisors is part of an open professional learning series developed for staff across post-secondary institutions in British Columbia. These guides are the result of the Indigenization Project, a collaboration between BCcampus and the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. The project was supported by a steering committee of Indigenous education leaders from BC universities, colleges, and institutes, the First Nations Education Ste...[more]

  • Pulling Together: A Guide for Leaders and Administrators

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    Author(s): Sybil Harrison, Janice Simcoe, Dawn Smith, Jennifer Stein
    Date: Sep 26, 2018

    Description: A Guide for Leaders and Administrators is part of an open professional learning series developed for staff across post-secondary institutions in British Columbia. These guides are the result of the Indigenization Project, a collaboration between BCcampus and the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. The project was supported by a steering committee of Indigenous education leaders from BC universities, colleges, and institutes, the First Nations Education Steering Committee, the I...[more]

  • Pulling Together: A Guide for Curriculum Developers

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    Author(s): Asma-na-hi Antoine, Rachel Mason, Roberta Mason, Sophia Palahicky, Carmen Rodriguez de France
    Date: Sep 26, 2018

    Description: A Guide for Curriculum Developers is part of an open professional learning series developed for staff across post-secondary institutions in British Columbia. These guides are the result of the Indigenization Project, a collaboration between BCcampus and the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. The project was supported by a steering committee of Indigenous education leaders from BC universities, colleges, and institutes, the First Nations Education Steering Committee, the Indige...[more]

  • Pulling Together: A Guide for Teachers and Instructors

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    Author(s): Bruce Allan, Amy Perreault, John Chenoweth, Dianne Biin, Sharon Hobenshield, Todd Ormiston, Shirley Anne Hardman, Louise Lacerte, Lucas Wright, Justin Wilson
    Date: Sep 26, 2018

    Description: A Guide for Teachers and Instructors is part of an open professional learning series developed for staff across post-secondary institutions in British Columbia. These guides are the result of the Indigenization Project, a collaboration between BCcampus and the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. The project was supported by a steering committee of Indigenous education leaders from BC universities, colleges, and institutes, the First Nations Education Steering Committee, the Ind...[more]