Open Education Resources – Librarians, Leadership and Opportunity

Monday Oct 27, 2014, Noon – 4 pm
Douglas College, New Westminster Campus
Aboriginal Gathering Place, Room 4650

Noon – 12:20 pm

Networking Lunch

sponsored by BCcampus

12:20 pm -12:35 pm

Welcome & Introductions

Debra Flewelling, Douglas College and Leva Lee, BCcampus
Dave Seaweed, Aboriginal Coordinator, Douglas College

12:35 pm  – 1:15 pm

Open Education in BC post secondary and beyond

Mary Burgess, Director Open Education, BCcampus and Acting Executive Director, BCcampus

  • Open Education in BC post secondary and beyond
  • BCcampus Open Textbook project and support of BCOER
  • What’s happening internationally

1:20 pm – 2:00 pm

OER and BC post secondary librarians

Todd Mundle, University Librarian and Acting VP, Teaching and Learning, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

  • What’s happening with OER at BC post secondary libraries
  • What role can post secondary librarians play
  • What’s needed to support adoption of OER and librarians

2:05 pm – 2:20 pm

Refreshment Break

2:20 pm – 3:00 pm

Librarians & OER Leadership

Quill West, OER Project Lead, Tacoma Community College

  • What’s been happening in Washington state & how are librarians getting involved
  • What models for support are emerging
  • What projects are coming up – areas for collaboration

3:00 – 3:10 pm

Refreshment Break

3:10 – 3:40 pm

Librarians & OER Innovation

  • Faculty & Librarian team up for the BCcampus Textbook Sprint – Clint Lalonde, BCcampus and Erin Fields, UBC
  • BCOER  – Janis McKenzie, SFU; Erin Fields, UBC; Caroline Daniels, KPU; Debra Flewelling, Douglas; Lin Brander, BCIT and all

3:40 pm – 3:50 pm


  • Identify what’s needed to help support librarians
  • Identify areas of interest or priority
  • Future professional learning events

3:55 pm

Next steps & announcements

4:00 pm

Thank you & farewell