Librarians & OER Event

Open Education Resources – Librarians, Leadership and Opportunity

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

Registration is now closed. To inquire whether there is still room for you to attend, please email Leva Lee.

Lunch will be sponsored by BCcampus. The program will begin at 12:20 pm.

BCcampus is pleased to sponsor a half day of professional development opportunity for librarians interested in the open education movement and Open Education Resources (OER).  This day will introduce librarians to how open education is changing post secondary education, how librarians are involved in these changes, and the role of librarians as leaders in OER innovation.  Join us for presentations and discussions that highlight how librarians support open education and OER initiatives and the opportunities for future collaborations.

Guest speakers include:

  • Mary Burgess, BCcampus
  • Todd Mundle, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
  • Quill West,Tacoma Community College
  • Clint Lalonde, BCcampus
  • Erin Fields, UBC
  • And members of BCOER


How to get to Douglas College:

Douglas College’s New Westminster campus is located at 700 Royal Ave., one block north of the New Westminster SkyTrain station.  The entrance to underground parking is located off Victoria Street.  Parking will be at the employee rate of $3.50 and discount coupons will be distributed at the event to receive this rate.

This event has been organized by the BCOER, a grassroots group of BC post secondary librarians interested in the supporting the use of quality Open Education Resources. The work of BCOER is supported by BCcampus. If you have questions about BCOER or this event, contact Leva Lee, BCcampus